Tour 1 will focus on the Little Five Points area and lesbian oriented spaces and events, as well as the Midtown area including some of the first openly gay bars like Mrs. P's on Ponce and sites of assaults like the raid on the Eagle bar on Ponce de Leon.
Tour 2 will focus on the Ansley Mall area and Cheshire Bridge corridor. The Midtown area (especially 10th and Piedmont) and the Cheshire Bridge-La Vista Road areas are some of the first locations locally to welcome openly LGBT businesses and enterprises. As such, they remain part of the fabric of our story here and of our human and civil rights saga.
The Atlanta Pride Committee and The LGBT Institute at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights are proud to partner with the Fox Theatre to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the legendary Stonewall Riots, which became a watershed moment for the LGBTQ civil and human rights movement in America. This first-of-its kind event in Atlanta features a comedy show with Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, June 20 at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre. Local LGBTQ advocate and activist Feroza Syed will serve as the emcee the event.
“Mr. Tolbert said he spent 10 days in the hospital, undergoing skin grafts for burns on his back, arms and neck. Mr. Gooden, who was also severely burned, received a month of treatment for his injuries, during which he had to be put into an induced coma.”
“…Logunov said he believed without a doubt that they were attacked because of their sexual orientation — because of “our happiness, our outfits, our affection for each other.”
Panel: “Out of Darkness” serves as a reminder of Nazi persecution then and systemic issues now.
Today, the ACLU and ACLU of Alabama filed a lawsuit challenging Alabama’s policy of restricting access to driver licenses for transgender people that accurately reflect their gender identity.
"Scholastic is not safe for your child,” the conservative anti-LGBTQ group warned parents."
Doug Jones made headlines this week when he narrowly beat conservative Republican Roy Moore in a special election for a Senate seat in Alabama. Doug Jones was in the news, but it was his gay son, Carson Jones, who got the attention of LGBT news sites.