Georgia

Atlanta's Emory University to hear #SouthernStories from openly transgender ministers

For the first time, two openly transgender ministers are scheduled to preach at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Emory's LGBT student organization Sacred Worth organized a week of education, entitled “Trans*forming Christianity.”

Elton John writes op-ed for Atlanta Journal-Constitution calling to #KeepGAOpen

Sir Elton John penned an op-ed for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, in opposition to Georgia's Senate Bill 129, or the "Religious Freedom Restoration Act." The bill, which would allow individuals and businesses to use their religious beliefs as an excuse to discriminate against others—including LGBT Georgians.

GUEST POST: Because our stories are also our weapons

The Counter Narrative of Atlanta was founded out of a commitment to amplifying the voices of black gay men. It hopes to both build political power and simultaneously disrupt problematic narratives around black gay men. Narratives that far too often reinforce and perpetuate the stigma endured by black gay men.

All Access: First trans teen on Homecoming Court in Georgia

GLAAD's new online video series, "GLAAD: All Access," features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, Sage Lovell, the first transgender teen in Georgia's history to be on a homecoming court, sat down with GLAAD and her family to talk about this experience during the launch of GLAAD Southern Stories.

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