Uruguay Lawmakers Approve Sweeping Trans Rights Bill

Lawmakers in Uruguay on Oct. 18 approved a bill that would extend rights to transgender people in the South American country. The Associated Press reported the bill that passed in the Uruguay House of Repres...

Airline accused of making gay couple give up seats

Looks like the skies aren't so friendly—at least not for one gay couple. According to recent reports, the company Alaska Airlines allegedly bumped a gay couple from their seats last weekend, to make room for...

SCOTUS sides with Colorado bakery owner

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of a Colorado baker on Monday. The case, which had been promoted as a clash of LGBTQ rights versus religious freedom, saw the Court lean in favor of the sho...

Gay Atlanta pioneer Berl Boykin turns 74

On April 7, Atlanta’s LGBTQ community gathered to celebrate Berl Boykin’s birthday. It’s been 74 years well-lived for the Miami-born gay pioneer, whose activism helped lead the city’s fight for LGBTQ equality a...

LGBT Institute to hold State of the South Symposium

The LGBT Institute is hosting the State of the South Symposium in downtown Atlanta. The occasion will take place on April 28 and 29 at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. The Symposium will serve...

Three Atlanta organizations receive HIV/AIDS grants

Elton John is doing good work in Atlanta. Well, to be specific, the foundation bearing his name—the Elton John AIDS Foundation—is giving money to three local organizations. The EJAF is joined by the Elizabet...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 16

1. Ding dong, the bill is dead! Which old bill? The anti-transgender Texas bathroom bill, that is. 2. In Alabama, the fight to fill Jeff Sessions' vacated seat after he leveled up to the federal government: ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 26

1. LGBT advocates in Michigan are asking lawmakers to clarify a provision in the state's Civil Rights Act to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identification. 2. Rememberi...