"Southern Stories: A Guide for Reporting on LGBT People in Alabama" is part of GLAAD's Southern Stories initiative, which aims to positively showcase the lives of, and build acceptance for, the LGBT community in southern states. It is intended for journalists and reporters telling the stories of LGBT people living in Alabama. The guide was developed in collaboration with AIDS Alabama South, Birmingham AIDS Outreach, and Equality Alabama.
Debunking the "Bathroom Bill" Myth – Accurate Reporting on LGBT Nondiscrimination: A Guide for Journalists dispels the myths that are often used to demonize transgender people. We've created this guide in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT organizations to ensure fair and accurate reporting, and we will be working to get into the hands of every journalist covering these important issues.
2015 represented an especially historic year in the movement for LGBT equality, with the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which guaranteed same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide.
In Georgia, the LGBT community is making sure and steady progress, but the work to achieve full equality and acceptance is far from done. Southern Stories: A Guide for Reporting on LGBT People in Georgia, a resource for journalists and media organizations in the Peach State reporting on the LGBT community.