Topics :: Georgia

GA. Anti-Gay Bill Part Of GOP Election Year Agenda

By Christina Cassidy | Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
The Republican leadership in the General Assembly has kept tight control of its election-year agenda, ensuring some of the more controversial bills have not reached the floor for a vote.

Georgia Lawmakers Echo Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
A bill that would allow business owners to refuse services to LGBT customers is gaining traction in the Georgia Legislature.

Georgia Woman Not Allowed to Change Name on License

Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
A Georgia woman says state officials won’t allow her to change her name on her driver’s license to reflect her marriage to her wife.

Georgia Cities Gear Up for Gay Pride Celebrations

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 13, 2013
Georgia is gearing up for fall Gay Pride celebrations throughout the state!

Ga. Woman Accused of Killing Ex-Girlfriend

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jul 19, 2013
A Georgia woman is accused of shooting her ex-girlfriend in the head and then sending vulgar messages from her Facebook account to the victim’s new girlfriend.

2 Ga. Men Sentenced in Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
Two men have been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for their involvement in a hate crime against a gay man in Atlanta.

Gay Pride Rally in Georgia Derailed

By Misha Dzhindzhikhashvili | Friday May 17, 2013
Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia’s capital Friday, with some threatening to lash with stinging nettles any participant in a gay pride parade which was to take place there.

State Won’t Pay for Anti-Gay Private Schools

By Conswella Bennett | Thursday Feb 21, 2013
Tired of funding schools that exclude gays, Georgia lawmakers will introduce legislation that prevents private schools that discriminate from receiving funding.

Ga. Lawmaker Wants to Outlaw Obscene Photoshopping

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 18, 2013
A Georgia lawmaker wants to outlaw obscene Photoshopping after a prankster Photoshopped his head onto a porn star’s body. Cue the scathing Internet comments on Rep. Earnest Smith’s knowledge of the First Amendment.

Man Sues After Ga. Rejects ’GAYGUY’ License Plate

Tuesday Jan 22, 2013
An Atlanta man is suing the Georgia Department of Driver Services, and says that his rights were violated when the state rejected his application for vanity plates that read "GAYGUY."