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.
BATROUN (Lebanon), May 22 — Gay Lebanese celebrated privately yesterday the closing ceremony of the first gay pride rally in their country and the Arab world, fearing reprisals from police or Islamists. - See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/world/article/gay-lebanese-scrap-pride-event-because-of-threats#sthash.1SB1oYWF.dpuf