Atlanta

VIDEO: Georgia residents talk state's first Latino LGBT group #SouthernStories

As a part of GLAAD's Southern Stories program, Georgia residents Alejandro Lopez and Leo Martinez discuss their new organization, Latino LinQ, which creates a space for Latino LGBT people in the Peach state.

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YouTuber Raymond Braun shares reflection on #SouthernStories Summer Tour

YouTube star Raymond Braun joined GLAAD for the inaugural Southern Stories Summer Tour. He was at all the stops, talking to people and sharing his experience of traveling through the US South. Now Raymond has come out with a video of his experience as a part of the tour.

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Atlanta's Emory University to hear #SouthernStories from openly transgender ministers

For the first time, two openly transgender ministers are scheduled to preach at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Emory's LGBT student organization Sacred Worth organized a week of education, entitled “Trans*forming Christianity.”

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GUEST POST: Because our stories are also our weapons

The Counter Narrative of Atlanta was founded out of a commitment to amplifying the voices of black gay men. It hopes to both build political power and simultaneously disrupt problematic narratives around black gay men. Narratives that far too often reinforce and perpetuate the stigma endured by black gay men.

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All Access: Taking in homeless LGBT youth for a living

GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, Rick Westbrook, co-founder and executive director of Lost-n-Found Youth, sat down with GLAAD to talk about taking in homeless LGBT youth for a living.

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November 7, 2014

Tonight through Sunday in Atlanta: Vigil for LGBT youth without homes

Tonight Rick Westbrook, the Executive Director of Lost-n-Found Youth, will join the homeless in surviving on the street with no cash or credit cards in order to raise awareness about LGBT youth in Atlanta who are living without homes.

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GLAAD @ Work: Southern Stories, Tavi Gevinson talks feminism, Eastern European advocacy, & more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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