Atlanta

June 2, 2014

UPDATE: Suspects arrested in Atlanta MARTA attack on transgender women of color

In the investigation that followed the Atlanta MARTA attack of two transgender women of color on May 20, two men, Luther L. Thomas and Frederick Missick, have been arrested on disorderly conduct.

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Two transgender women of color verbally harassed and attacked on Atlanta's MARTA train

At the Five Points MARTA train station in downtown Atlanta, two transgender women of color were verbally harassed and physically attacked by several men.

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November 15, 2013

GLAAD working with Alissah Brooks to address transgender discrimination

GLAAD has been working with Alissah Brooks after she was denied entry to an Atlanta bar.

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August 15, 2013

Melissa Carter, one of Atlanta's first openly gay radio personalities and GLAAD Leadership Council member, returns to radio on Atlanta's B98.5

GLAAD congratulates Melissa Carter, one of the one of the first openly gay radio personalities, on her return to morning radio on 98.5 alongside Jeff Elliott.

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Talks about His Support for Marriage Equality

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed sat down with a local news and politics show, to discuss his support for marriage equality. Mayor Reed has only recently endorsed full marriage equality, previously having only supported civil unions. In so doing, Mayor Reed tells the story of his own personal evolution on marriage equality.
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GLAAD in Action at the 25th Creating Change Conference in Atlanta #CC13

GLAAD joined thousands of LGBT people and allies from around the world to convene and strategize as part of the 25th Annual Creating Change Conference. Check out our amazing work and the work of other advocates who are trying to improve the world for LGBT people.
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GLAAD in Action: AJC Changes Transphobic Article

Last week, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, daily circulation 190,000, printed the story of “D,” a 7-year-old transgender boy who was being refused to use the boy’s restroom at his south Georgia elementary school.

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