5 LGBT things to know today, Feb. 14

1. Get the tissues ready. It's Valentine's Day, and we've got a 1940s love letter from one gay soldier to another: "We vowed we'd be together again 'back home.'" 2. If your Valentine plans include a date nig...

LGBT voters raise funds for Simone Bell [PHOTOS]

At an LGBT fundraiser on April 23, state Rep. Simone Bell made a passionate plea to supporters for not only their money but their votes on May 20. Bell, the first openly gay African-American lesbian elected to ...
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Gay amputee hosts Limbs for Life fundraiser tonight

Mark Sweatman hopes to change lives with a 120-mile walk from Atlanta to Birmingham, a feat he would have never thought of undertaking were his life not forever changed by a Sunday stroll through Piedmont Park.

“I’m more active now as an amputee than I was before I lost my leg, because I don’t take things for granted as much,” says Sweatman, a gay Midtown resident whose left leg was amputated below the knee in January 2010. “I know how valuable mobility is, how precious it is to be able to get up, be active and do things.”