Patrick Saunders, Editor of Georgia Voice

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In May 2012, Vice President Joe Biden gave an interview on “Meet The Press” where he said he was “absolutely comfortable” with same-sex marriage. That comment and others during the interview made headlines arou...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 25

1. Police in Azerbaijan claim that they're cracking down on prostitution — but activists say that is a screen for picking up and torturing gay men and transgender women. 2. The Los Angeles LGBT Center hosted...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 19

1. Transgender troops can re-enlist in the military, for now, at least, according to the latest issued guidance from the Pentagon. 2. Remember that anti-LGBT robocall in yesterday's #5LGBTthings? Well, it ma...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 15

1. Vanita Gupta, president of and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, writes for SCOTUSblog about the Masterpiece Cakeshop case involving a same-sex couple. 2. A gay couple in Utah pl...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 13

1. Edie Windsor, the lesbian whose court case brought marriage equality to the United States, passed away yesterday at age 88. Thank you, Edie, for everything. 2. More sad news coming out of San Francisco's ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 1

1. Faith leaders across the country are speaking out about against nasty anti-LGBT "Nashville Statement" that surfaced earlier this week. 2. Gilmer County, West Virginia, residents Amanda Abramovich and Sama...

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

1. According to existing laws in Finland, transgender individuals must undergo sterilization procedures before legally changing their gender. But those laws may be about to change. 2. Today in the internatio...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 24

1. The president released guidelines for his transgender military ban, which give Defense Sec. James Mattis a lot of leeway in deciding how to implement the ban. 2. Lambda Legal filed suit against the US dep...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 21

1. The list of murdered transgender individuals continues to grow: Gwynevere River Song, 26, was shot to death at their home in Waxahatchie, Texas, this weekend. Song was murdered following an argument, and the...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 18

1. Louisiana's governor is battling to have LGBT protections put back into place in state law. 2. "There are no two sides to the story of white supremacy, neo-Nazism, and the other repugnant forms of hatred ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 17

1. Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is gay, wrote a letter to his employees regarding the violence and racism shown in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — and also revealed he's cutting off Apple Pay support f...