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The long wait to see Georgia's first openly gay male elected to the state legislature will continue at least another six months.11 openly LGBT candidates were in the running in 10 different races in Georgia...
The race to replace state Rep. Ladawn Blackett Jones in House District 62 just got more interesting as Georgia Voice has learned that lesbian family law attorney Valerie Vie has jumped in, joining gay flight at...
November 8, 2016. That's the next possible date for another LGBT barrier to be broken in Georgia—getting an openly gay man elected to the state legislature. Roughly a dozen have tried and failed in...
Josh Noblitt, the openly gay Minister of Social Justice at Saint Mark United Methodist Church, is set to throw his hat in the ring to run for open state House seat that will be available when State Rep. Margare...
The visual was quite compelling.Dozens of same-sex couples, their children, clergy wearing rainbow-colored stoles, and people carrying two large rainbow flags waving in the cool wind, all gathered behind a ...
It's rare that a church service begins with an announcement asking worshipers for nominations for an upcoming drag show. But not many are like Saint Mark United Methodist Church.
Rabbi Josh Lesser
Congregation Bet Haverim
When and how did you come out?
Coming out is a continual process but for me it began in high school. I knew I was different but had no language for it except to say that I was the most popular loner. I wrestled with an eating disorder in part to continue my hiding, but started attending a support group on my own without anyone’s knowledge my senior year.
A strong relationship with God allowed local religious leaders to accept themselves
A new support group to help men who were victims of violence based on their sexual orientation or perceived sexual identity will hold its first meeting Jan. 20 at St. Mark United Methodist Church.
The group, named We Are Surviving Together, is founded and facilitated by Rev. Josh Noblitt of St. Mark UMC and Duncan Teague, a Unitarian Universalist candidate for ministry.
Noblitt and Teague, both gay, were victims of hate crimes based on their sexual orientation.
Atlanta police, LGBT activists react to anti-gay beating posted online; victim urged to come forward
Atlanta police are urging the victim of an anti-gay beating posted on the Internet to come forward and are seeking citizen help to identify both the victim and the attackers in the brutal crime, which was posted online at WorldStarHipHop.com today. Federal authorities are now investigating the crime to see if it is indeed considered a hate crime under federal statutes.
“The Atlanta Police Department is working to determine more about the attack depicted on this video, including attempting to identify the victim and the perpetrators. We are also working to determine if the victim filed a police report, or if police were called to the scene," Atlanta Police Department spokesperson Carlos Campos said this afternoon, in response to media questions about the incident.
WorldStarHipHop.com posted the video to its website with the headline, "Dead Wrong: Man Wearing Skinny Jeans Gets Sucker Attacked & G'z Throw a Tire On Him for Being Gay."
“Jack City, no faggots,” a man says at the start of the video. “Jack City” is an apparent reference to a street gang.