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Is Atlanta Investing Enough Money to Support Its LGBTQ Community?

When Mayor Andre Dickens announced the city was giving $55,000 in funding for three organizations to support the local transgender community, it was touted as the “single largest investment” of its kind. Dickens’ administration spearheaded the donation sponsored by Post 2 At-Large City Council member Matt Westmoreland. The funding push is to support the transgender […]

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Why a New Law Denying Health Care for Trans Youth Has Local Black Advocates Worried

Black LGBTQIA+ advocates are concerned about legislation in Georgia aimed at restricting medical care for transgender children. On Thursday, Gov. Brian Kemp announced he signed Senate Bill 140, which will prohibit certain gender-affirming care for transgender minors. Doctors who offer the banned care will face serious consequences, including losing their medical license.  SB 140 would […]