Georgia News

Atlanta BeltLine: Equitable development report amid concerns over citizen input

The Atlanta BeltLine’s most dramatic influence on the city’s growth and decline appears in two areas of Northwest Atlanta. Since 2000, population has dropped by 16 percent south of the future Westside Park, and more than doubled west of Atlantic Station, according to an Oct. 14 report on equitable development along the BeltLine. The post Atlanta BeltLine: Equitable development report amid concerns over citizen input appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

Georgia News

LEAD Atlanta 2021: Personal connections at heart of program best served by cancellation

By Guest Columnist MATT TERRELL, communications director for Dad’s Garage Theatre The LEAD Atlanta class of 2021 has been cancelled. Because of safety and health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the cohort of 50 rising young leaders will take a break this coming year. The post LEAD Atlanta 2021: Personal connections at heart of program best served by cancellation appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

Progressive News

Georgia Does Not Have Enough Backup Paper Ballots Ready if Voting Machines Fail

Elections in Georgia have been a subject of controversy for years, ranging from actual data breaches at statewide election partner Kennesaw State University to false allegations of a political party attempting to hack the voter registration system. This summer, the state’s rushed and bumpy rollout of a new statewide voting system culminated in a chaotic June primary election marred by undelivered absentee ballots, long lines at polling places due to problems with electronic poll books,

‘Drag Race’ and ‘Dragula’ Halloween Specials Stream this Month

Reality drag empires RuPaul’s Drag Race and The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula are both releasing spooky Halloween specials later this month. The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Resurrection premieres Tuesday, October 20 on Shudder, a new horror streaming service. Hosted and judged by series creators The Boulet Brothers, the innovative, two-hour film—part horror movie, part documentary and part The post ‘Drag Race’ and ‘Dragula’ Halloween Specials Stream this Month appeared first on Georgia Voice – Gay & LGBT

Biden Pledges to Mom of Trans Kid to Protect LGBTQ Rights: ‘I Will Flat Out Change the Law’

Joe Biden, asked Thursday evening during a town hall on ABC News by the mother of a transgender child how he’d reverse anti-LGBTQ policy during the Trump administration, was direct about in his plan: “I will flat out change the law.” Mieke Haeck, a physical therapist based in State College, Pa., told Biden she’s the The post Biden Pledges to Mom of Trans Kid to Protect LGBTQ Rights: ‘I Will Flat Out Change the Law’

Atlanta Daily World

On the Agenda: Atlanta City Council legislative items for Monday, Oct. 19

On the Agenda: Atlanta City Council Significant Legislative Items for Monday, October 19 ATLANTA — The Atlanta City Council will consider legislation during Monday’s remote meeting to authorize an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Atlanta and Invest Atlanta for the purpose of further aligning its workforce development services as provided by WorkSource Atlanta (Legislative … Continued The post On the Agenda: Atlanta City Council legislative items for Monday, Oct. 19 appeared first on Atlanta