Hate Crime Bill Passed by Georgia Representatives

The Georgia State House of Representatives passed a hate crime bill on Thursday night (March 7).HB 426, which was passed out of the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee last week, passed with a vote of 96 to...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 22

1. A Baltimore federal judge has ordered a halt to Donald Trump's proposed transgender military ban. U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis wrote pointedly in his ruling that the “capricious, arbitrary, and unqua...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 29

1. A day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, became one with the force, actress Debbie Reynolds — known for her roles in "Singin' in the Rain," "Halloweentown" and "Will & Grace" — passed away yesterday....

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 21

1. ESPN fired baseball analyst Curt Schilling on Wednesday, two days after he shared an anti-trans meme on Facebook. Schilling had previously been suspended for a tweet comparing Muslims to Nazis.2. In the ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 9

1. Three North Carolina couples filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the state's law allowing magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages if they have a “sincerely held religious objection.” North ...
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Atlanta City Council adds ‘gender identity’ to all city laws that include anti-bias policy

The Atlanta City Council unanimously approved Monday legislation to ensure “gender identity” is included in all of the sections of the city's codes dealing with its non-discrimination policy.

In 2000, the city of Atlanta approved a nondiscrimination ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, domestic relationship status, parental status, familial status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, racial profiling, age or disability.