Georgia takes the heat in gender neutral restroom controversy

By: Nadia Pressley National media has recently had a lot to say about gay and transgender individuals. The controversy over House Bill 2 (otherwise known as HB2), which banned residents of North Carolina from using any restroom that does not correspond with their biological sex received numerous reactions, both positive and negative. Ultimately, the argument over transgender people and their right to have access to … Continue reading Georgia takes the heat in gender neutral restroom controversy

Humans of Athens

By: Taylor Bailey and Sophie Nitsche The Boone Family Robert Boone and his wife Gwendolyn seemed to be enjoying a day out in downtown Athens with their two toddlers, Genevieve and John Arthur, and baby Emily Katherine who was strapped into a harness on her father’s back for transportation. They sat at a patio table, just outside of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shop on College Avenue. … Continue reading Humans of Athens

Don’t subtract the plus- underground LGBT+ members need more recognition

By: Emma Sollenberger “We know a lot about homosexuality—ok, cool,” said Mariah Manoylov, a freshman at the University of Georgia. “But there’s so, so many more things on the sexuality spectrum and the gender spectrum that exist, but not many people know about.” Homosexuality isn’t the only LGBT+ group to receive national attention recently. The “bathroom laws” attempting to bar transgender individuals from certain restrooms have … Continue reading Don’t subtract the plus- underground LGBT+ members need more recognition