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[Video] Atlanta LGBTQ activists ask for our hand to ‘Marry the Movement’

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I'm in love. And I hope we all say, 'I do.' And how could you not to such a dapper looking group of people asking for our help to continue to fight for equality for all people.

Southerners on New Ground, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is honoring the Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage by urging LGBTQ people and allies to "Marry the Movement."

Check out this great video released the day after the historic SCOTUS rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 that features Atlanta-based LGBTQ leaders including Pat Hussain, Paulina Helm-Hernandez, Ashe W. Helm-Hernandez, Step Guillod and Holiday Simmons.

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Atlanta Poly Weekend hosts third annual conference

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 More than 200 people from Georgia and around the world are expected at this year's Atlanta Poly Weekend, slated for March 15-17. Dozens of presenters will hold workshops and seminars to educate and inform those in the polyamorous lifestyle.

"This is our third year and we've been growing steadily," said Billy Holder, program director for the conference to be held at the Holiday Inn Select Atlanta-Perimeter/Dunwoody.

There are about 160 people pre-registered for this year's conference and Holder said he expects close to 250 people to actually attend. This number is about 100 more people than attended last year. This year's charity auction will benefit Lost-n-Found Youth, an organization serving homeless LGBT youth in Atlanta.

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Emory professor represents NFL stars in gay marriage brief to Supreme Court

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There’s an Atlanta angle to the friend-of-the-court brief filed by NFL stars Chris Kluwe of the Minnesota Vikings and Brendan Ayanbadejo of the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens urging the Supreme Court to sack California’s Proposition 8.

No, nothing to do with the Atlanta Falcons for fans still stinging from the team's lost chance at this year's Super Bowl. But one of the attorneys who filed the brief on behalf of the NFL players is an Emory University professor.

Timothy Holbrook, Emory's Associate Dean of Faculty and a professor of law, along with his friend Minneapolis attorney John Dragseth worked with the two players to file the brief.

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LGBTQ honorary grand marshal for Martin Luther King Jr. march, rally selected

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Cortez Wright, communications and development associate for SPARK Reproductive Health NOW, will be the honorary LGBTQ grand marshal and speaker on behalf of LGBTQ African Americans at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. march and rally on Jan. 21.

The march and rally follows the annual Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Breakfast that takes place Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. at St. Mark United Methodist Church located at 781 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308.

Today is Martin Luther King Jr.'s actual birthday. The country celebrates his birthday on Jan. 21.