Bruce Garner

Bruce Garner: We will not be sanitized out of existence

I try not to impute motive in most statements and actions when there may not be motive. However the announced closing of Cowtippers feels to me like just one more attempt to “sanitize” Atlanta of its LGBTQ+ his...

Georgia state representative comes out as bisexual

On the eve of National Coming Out Day, just days before Atlanta Pride, Georgia Rep. Renitta Shannon (D-Decatur) came out as bisexual. “I am not only a consistent advocate for LGBTQ issues, I am a member of t...

Eating My Words: In search of scrumptious chicken

Tommy, my longtime friend and frequent dinner companion, recently experienced a health crisis that requires he eat as close to no salt as possible. Last week, our usual Friday night dining pals went in search o...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 28

1. The Birmingham, Alabama, city council passed the state's first LGBT non-discrimination ordinance this Tuesday. 2. NPR interviews a lesbian couple about what it's like to go through the adoption process wh...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 27

1. Roy Moore won Alabama's GOP Senate primary last night — much to the dismay of Trump, who supported the other candidate. Here's what you need to know. 2. The gruesome murder of 17-year-old Ally Lee Steinfe...

Burglars kill gay Stone Mountain man

Theodore Moore, 48, was shot and killed during a home invasion on Sept. 25, DeKalb County police say. Burglars forced their way into the home and locked Moore's husband in a closet when Moore returned from w...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 26

1. Today in "take-back Tuesday," Education Sec. Betsy DeVos rescinds yet another set of Obama-era protection guidelines, these for college sexual assault survivors. New rules allow university leadership to deci...