Lesbian takes Fulton County Superior Court Judge seat

Out lesbian and Fulton County magistrate Jane Barwick beat Shelitha Robertson in the race to succeed the retiring Fulton County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Wright, also an out lesbian. Barwick won with 63 perc...

Atlanta gay activists, lawmakers donate personal papers to Emory

The papers of some of Atlanta's most well-known gay activists will be donated to Emory University on Thursday during a screening of "Breaking Through," a documentary about openly gay politicians.

Donating their personal papers to Emory's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) are Doraville City Councilmember Brian Bates, state Rep. Karla Drenner, veteran political activist Ken Britt and Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the Jones Room at Emory's Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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Election wrap-up: Gay winners and losers from Tuesday’s primary

Three out of four openly gay incumbents in the Georgia General Assembly proved victorious in Tuesday's primary, while gay challengers in contested races were less successful. A lesbian attorney also won a seat on the Fulton County State Court in the July 31 vote.