Jay Shoemake leading group of marchers in the annual Gay Pride celebrations and parade, Atlanta, Georgia, June 27, Want to suggest additional resources for this guide? Have a purchase recommendation?
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Jeff is the executive director of Georgia Equality, an organization that works to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities throughout Georgia. Jeff began advocating on LGBT and AIDS related issues as a college student in the mids and has continued his advocacy on these issues since that time. He is a current board member of ProGeorgia and the national Equality Federation.
When Georgia's first gay, African-American lawmaker, Simone Bell, formally took her seat in the state House of Representatives last week, the occasion marked a rare progressive milestone — for the South, anyway. Drenner, who became Georgia's first gay state elected official inlaments the November closing of Southern Voice as a major setback for Atlanta's gay community. Bell's first day on the job wasn't the only story that seemed to fall through the cracks in the wake of the sudden demise of the state's premiere gay weekly. Just days after the year-old newspaper was shuttered, Chamblee banned discrimination against gay city workers, a story that didn't appear in the AJC until nearly a month later.
Lambda Legal and co-counsel filed a lawsuit on November 24, in the U. District Court for the North District of Georgia against the city of Atlanta, its chief of police and 48 individual officers of the Atlanta Police Department APD on behalf of 19 individuals who were forcibly searched and detained, at the Atlanta Eagle gay bar last September. Dan Grossman, co-counsel in the case, has been working with victims of the raid since that night.
Ezekiel Elliott has a new contract with the Dallas Cowboys just in time for the regular season. By Marshall A. Latimore The Atlanta Voice September 4,
Georgia Advance Directive for Healthcare Form Legal document establishing hospital visitation rights, medical care decision making, etc. Their website offers a directory of attorneys. Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce www.
Animated by visual elements, these stories -- of adversity and triumph, struggle and pride, and loss and hope -- are inseparable from the history of the city itself and highlight the ways LGBTQ Atlantans found a political voice and personal fulfillment and dignity. The chronology is a work in progress. Entries marked with bullets rather than dates indicate a more exact date needs to be determined; entries describing events taking place outside of Atlanta or Georgia a plus sign.
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