Atlanta honors Transgender Day of Remembrance

Each year on Nov. 20, the transgender community, allies and loved ones come together to remember those who were killed because of anti-trans hatred and bigotry. A Transgender Day of Remembrance memorial dis...
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Town hall on July 2 to discuss what SCOTUS rulings mean to Georgia

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UPDATE on July 1: The Rush Center is completely booked for this town hall, but people can still register to attend online by clicking here.

There's a time to celebrate. And now it's time to get back to work.

Georgia Equality and Lambda Legal team up on July 2 for a town hall meeting to discuss what the recent Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Prop. 8 means for Georgians.

The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Phillip Rush Center, 1530 DeKalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307.

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Activists: Ga. HIV criminalization law promotes stigma

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Georgia's HIV criminalization laws are heavy-handed and unnecessary, according to activists who addressed a crowd of about 100 at the Phillip Rush Center on Tuesday evening.

Many states, including Georgia, have made it a felony for HIV-positive people to have sex with someone who is HIV-negative without disclosing their status, even if protection, like condoms, is used and even if the disease is not transmitted.

"My Fabulous Disease" blogger Mark King organized the event, which included Georgia Equality Executive Director Jeff Graham, AID Atlanta's Craig Washington, Lambda Legal's Greg Nevins, SERO Project Executive Director Sean Strub and Assistant Director Robert Suttle.