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Atlanta man wanted in alleged anti-gay attack on cyclist turns himself in

| Thursday, June 5, 2014
Michael Sanders, seen here in images captured from the victims cell phone.
ATLANTA -- An Atlanta man wanted in an alleged anti-gay attack on a cyclist turned himself in on Wednesday. Michael Sanders was charged with battery in the May 23 attack on 24-year-old Quinn Chrzan.

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Two men arrested in attack on transgender women on Atlanta train

| Monday, June 2, 2014
Luther L. Thomas (left) and Frederick L. Missick
ATLANTA -- Two men have been arrested in the May 20 attack on two two transgender women riding an Atlanta mass transit train. MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) police arrested Frederick L. Missick and Luther L. Thomas; both men are charged with disorderly conduct in the brawl was caught on camera and posted online.

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Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy receives ‘Champion of Justice and Equality’ award

| Sunday, November 17, 2013
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ATLANTA -- The Urban League of Greater Atlanta, an organization focused on the economic empowerment of African-Americans, has presented Chick-fi-A President and CEO Dan Cathy with its annual Community Empowerment Award.

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Two Ga. men sentenced to 10 years in hate crime attack on gay man

| Saturday, June 29, 2013
Christopher Cain (left) and Dorian Moragne
ATLANTA -- Two men have been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for their involvement in a hate crime against a gay man in Atlanta.

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Atlanta man sues after Georgia rejects ‘GAYGUY’ license plate

| Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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An Atlanta man is suing the Georgia Department of Driver Services, contending that his rights were violated when the state rejected his application for vanity plates making reference to his sexual orientation.

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Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed announces support for marriage equality

| Sunday, December 16, 2012
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has announced his support for marriage equality by signing a resolution sponsored by councilman Alex Wan and passed by the City Council on Dec. 3.

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Atlanta city council passes resolution supporting same-sex marriage

| Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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The Atlanta city council on Monday approved a resolution supporting marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples, despite Mayor Kasim Reed's previously stated opposition to same-sex marriage.

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Atlanta police arrest 1 of 3 suspects in videotaped attack on gay man

| Sunday, February 12, 2012
Christopher Cain
ATLANTA — Police have arrested one of three suspects in the videotaped beating of a 20-year-old gay man who was attacked outside a convenience store in a southwest Atlanta neighborhood on Feb. 4.

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Atlanta police say they’ve identified 2 attackers in video beating of gay man

| Thursday, February 9, 2012
Brandon White
ATLANTA -- Atlanta Police Chief George Turner on Thursday said police have identified suspects in a videotaped attack on a gay man leaving after he left a convenience store in a southwest Atlanta neighborhood.

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Appeals court rules against Georgia counselor who wouldn’t work with lesbian client

By Laura Douglas-Brown
GA Voice | Thursday, February 9, 2012
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ATLANTA — It might pale in comparison to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision against Proposition 8, but the Atlanta-based Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals also ruled on another gay rights case this week.

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