Mayor’s LGBTQ Board Holds First Public Meeting

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' LGBTQ Advisory Board has big plans. The first public meeting of the Board was held at City Hall on the morning of August 17. An earlier, private meeting was held in July. The event, ...

A Record Number of LGBTQ Candidates Are Seeking Office

This year has broken records for the number of LGBTQ candidates running for public office in the United States. More than 400 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer candidates ran (or are running) for of...

Biden Launches “As You Are” LGBTQ Youth Campaign

The Biden Foundation understands the power of storytelling to promote change. That’s the essence of their new program, an LGBTQ awareness campaign called #AsYouAre. The campaign is an advocacy effort to collect...

Trump nominates Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced he would nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a former assistant to Kenneth Starr, for the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh first rose to national notice as the author of the i...

Maine holds vote to ban “gay cure therapy”

The legislature of Maine has voted to formally ban the so-called "gay cure therapy." Representative Ryan Fecteau, who is openly gay, sponsored the therapy ban. The law bars mental and medical health practiti...

Human Rights Campaign endorses Abrams for Governor

LGBTQ advocacy group Human Rights Campaign has endorsed Stacey Abrams in her campaign to become Governor of Georgia. In a press release, HRC President Chad Griffin said they were "proud" to endorse Abrams: ...