Topics :: Georgia

Georgia City Moves Ahead on Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

Thursday Aug 28, 2014
A city committee in Marietta has approved a plan aimed at extending retirement benefits to same-sex couples.

Georgia Seeks Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Dismissal

By Kathleen Foody | Monday Jul 21, 2014
Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

Opera Singer Calls Gays "Fecal Masses," Then Blames Husband

By EDGE | Sunday Jun 22, 2014
An opera singer who posted an anti-gay rant in which she referred to gays as "fecal masses" and encouraged violent attacks against them at a Pride parade now blames her "very religious" husband for the move.

Woman Challenges Ga. City’s Sex Toy Ban

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 20, 2014
A woman from Georgia is challenging a city’s ordinance that requires individuals to have a prescription or medical or scientific reason to by a sex toy.

Senate Candidate in Ga. Blasted for Revenue Remark

Thursday May 15, 2014
Georgia’s GOP Senate scramble erupted Wednesday into an intense round of attacks over taxes, gay rights and who’s a real Republican, all in the shadow of a key vote that could help determine congressional control.

Suit Challenging Ga. Gay Marriage Ban to be Filed

By Kate Brumback | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A gay rights group on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

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!