Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Bad day at the rodeo

One of the most common refrains we hear in the post-2016 US is that Democrats lost because they are out of touch with the rest of the country, bundled up in their sanctuary welfare cities and missing out on all...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 5

1. There's plenty of talk this week about basketball and "bathroom bills." Human Rights Campaign spoke out against the NCAA's decision to "backpedal" on its decision to hold events in North Carolina, and the st...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 4

1. Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is pleased with how his state's legislature handled the "bathroom bill" this session — in a recent radio interview, he said, "The good news is this: The lost the battl...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 24

1. An eighth transgender woman was murdered this week. Alphonza "Peaches" Watson of Baltimore, Maryland, was shot and killed Wednesday. Police do not have any suspects, but are actively investigating and asking...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 2

1. In a landmark move, the United Nations is sending a human rights expert to Argentina to assess anti-LGBT violence and discrimination in the country. Preliminary findings will be announced on March 10.2. ...

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

1. Pink Pistols, a national LGBT gun rights organization, recently started offering classes in the Orlando area. In the months since the Pulse shooting, even LGBT individuals who aren't fond of guns are learnin...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 6

1. The Washington Post goes point-by-point on how North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's support of the anti-LGBT HB2 ultimately led to his losing reelection. McCrory conceded to Attorney General Roy Cooper on Monda...

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

1. A record-breaking 517 businesses earned perfect scores on the Human Rights Campaign's 2017 Corporate Equality Index, which was released Monday. That's a single-year jump of more than 25 percent, the largest ...