5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 14

1. In Alabama this week, the KKK and white nationalists showed up to protest Pride, and the police department referred to the disruption as a "peaceful rally" from both sides. 2. Danica Roem, a candidate for...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 25

1. “There is a majority the House of Representatives right now to oppose discrimination in the workplace. Really, the only way discrimination is going to win is if Kevin McCarthy keeps rigging the votes.” For ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 3

1. “My life was completely destroyed once it had been outed that I participated in a gay film. I selfishly tried to cover the truth and remain in denial, rather than accept the fact that I was leading a double ...

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

1. A Colorado appeals court ruled today that a baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple cannot cite his religious beliefs in refusing them service because it would lead to discrimination. ...
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Queer Justice League looking to recruit Atlanta activists

Atlanta’s Queer Justice League will host its first-ever open meeting Tuesday night at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer from 7-9 p.m.

The organization is seeking people interested in LGBT activism and will offer ways for participants to become more involved in local and national issues.

The QJL recently met with the staff of U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) after his office admitted a member of the senator’s staff left an anti-gay comment on the gay blog Joe.My.God. The staffer has since been "removed."

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Pro-gay counter-protesters outnumber KKK in Augusta

The permit said 100 Ku Klux Klan members in hoods would be standing outside the gates of Augusta State University between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 23 to protest the faculty’s alleged embrace of LGBT issues. Instead, one dozen bedraggled-looking men in fatigues marched onto the lawn, shouted for about a half hour and left, leaving over 200 counter-protesters wondering what all the fuss had been about.

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Ku Klux Klan to rally in favor of anti-gay Christian student who sued Augusta State University

The Ku Klux Klan will be at Augusta State College later this month showing support of a counseling student who sued the university for forcing her to undergo a “remediation” program due to her anti-gay stances, according to the Augusta Chronicle.

The Chronicle reported today that Bobby Spurlock, “who identified himself as the imperial wizard knighthawk and grand dragon of South Carolina and North Carolina” said the KKK is protesting the university’s decision that Jennifer Keeton undergo a remediation program to learn more about gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people after she told professors and students she believed homosexuality to be immoral.