5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 19

1. The Republican delegates hoping to strip anti-LGBT language from the party's platform formally gave up on Monday, the first day of the Republican National Convention. They did not have the votes to force a f...
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Podcast: ‘A Home for the Holidays’

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this week in a bi-weekly segment highlighting upcoming arts and entertainment events and LGBT community news featured in our upcoming issue.

In this week's segment, Laura discusses our cover story, an interview with the first family helped by Atlanta's new homeless youth initiative, highlights upcoming holiday events and gives a preview of "Odysseo," making its U.S. debut this week in Atlanta.

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Podcast: Jim Swilley a year on

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this week in a bi-weekly segment highlighting upcoming arts and entertainment events and LGBT community news featured in our upcoming issue.

In this week's segment, Laura discusses our cover story, an in-depth interview with out pastor Jim Swilley, examines our coverage of LGBT homelessness and the continued fallout from the 2009 raid on the Atlanta Eagle.

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Podcast: ‘We are the 99%, too’

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this week in a bi-weekly segment highlighting upcoming arts and entertainment events and LGBT community news featured in our upcoming issue.

In this week's segment, Laura discusses our cover story, "We are the 99%, too" highlighting LGBT involvement in the Occupy Atlanta movement, our interviews with actress Meredith Baxter and author Gregory Maguire, and upcoming LGBT-specific Halloween events.

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Podcast: Atlanta Pride preview

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this week in a bi-weekly segment highlighting upcoming arts and entertainment events and LGBT community news.

In this week's segment, Laura discusses gay Atlanta's largest annual event, the Atlanta Pride festival. Laura also discusses Out on Film, which kicks off this week.

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Podcast: ‘Positive About HIV’ preview

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this week in a bi-weekly segment highlighting upcoming arts and entertainment events and LGBT community news.

In this week's segment, Laura discusses our cover story, "Positive About HIV," previews Atlanta's Black Gay Pride celebration and highlights an interview with folk singer Janis Ian.

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Podcast: Pet Issue preview

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this week in a new bi-weekly segment highlighting upcoming arts and entertainment events and LGBT community news.

In this week's segment, Laura discusses our second annual Pet Issue and how being on the cover has affected our office dog Sophia.

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Podcast: 50 ways to beat the heat this summer

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this week in a bi-weekly segment highlighting upcoming arts and entertainment events and community news featured in GA Voice.

In the latest segment, Laura previews our 50 ways to beat the heat (and boredom) this summer and previews other upcoming content in our newest print edition.

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Podcast: 2011 Best of Atlanta preview

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this week in a bi-weekly segment highlighting upcoming arts and entertainment events and community news featured in GA Voice.

In the latest segment, Laura previews our second annual Best of Atlanta issue, introduces our new columnist Melissa Carter and gives insight into how certain stories make it into each print issue.

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Podcast: Stonewall Week preview

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this morning as part of a continuing bi-weekly interview segment highlighting upcoming LGBT arts and entertainment events featured in our latest print issue.

In this week's segment, Laura discusses the upcoming events surrounding Atlanta's Stonewall Week and previews some of the arts and entertainment content in this week's paper.

Listen below:

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Podcast: 30 years of AIDS

GA Voice editor Laura Douglas-Brown was featured on AM 1690 | The Voice of the Arts this morning as part of a continuing bi-weekly interview segment highlighting upcoming LGBT arts and entertainment events featured in our latest print issue.

In this week's segment, Laura discusses the impact of 30 years of HIV/AIDS, previews our interview with CNN news anchor Don Lemon and highlights upcoming Memorial Day Weekend events in the LGBT community.

Listen below: