WATCH: A Look Into LGBTQ Life in Early 2000s Atlanta

Georgia State University Library announced the addition of footage from “OutTV Atlanta” to its Gender and Sexuality Collection.The weekly news and entertainment show looked at LGBTQ life in Atlanta. The sho...

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Celebrating Gay Pride throughout Georgia

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Trans woman alleges abuse by Savannah police, jail officials

A transsexual woman arrested April 7 in Savannah, Ga., is claiming she was harassed by police officers after she was charged with indecent exposure.

A police report from the Savannah Police Department states Ashley Del Valle, who said she was visiting Savannah from New York, had her breasts exposed and nipples showing.

Savannah police and the Chatham County Sheriff's Department deny handling the case unprofessionally.

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Lively entertainment, community activism draw record numbers for Savannah Pride

2012 Savannah Pride festival

Heavy rain showers did not deter revelers from turning out in record numbers at Forsyth Park for Savannah’s Pride celebration last Saturday.  

“The rain began, and people were undeterred, they relished in it, had fun, danced, and overall it made for an even more dynamic and exciting Pride festival than I could have ever imagined,” said Savannah Pride President Chris Brown. “The crowds stayed, through the rain, watched the rainbow that rain brought, and stuck around through the end of the night.”

Early estimates based on ticket sales show that roughly 10,000 people attended this year’s Savannah Pride celebration, which is more than double last year, said Brown, who added that the record numbers were a “testament to the amount of community support we've received not only from the LGBT community here, but from the entire Savannah community as a whole.”

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[Video] Savannah LGBT activists speak out against Atlanta gay bashing

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Savannah Pride's Executive Director Chris Brown spoke to WSAV-TV about the brutal beating of an Atlanta gay man and said this type of crime should not be happening today.

"We do like to think that we are progressive, and what happened there in Atlanta was disgusting and hateful and it sickens me to think that this is part of the struggle," he said.

Brandon White, 20, who is gay, was beaten Saturday, Feb. 4, by three gang members in an unprovoked attack. On Wednesday he spoke out about the attack and said he hopes what happens to him never happens to anyone else.