Song of the Week: HEAVEN

Song of the Week: HEAVEN

October 23, 2019

With some very important events for the LGBTQ community converging two weeks ago, LGBTQ artist Troye Sivan’s “HEAVEN” is just as relevant now as it was when released in 2015.

Maxwell preforming at Rock and Roll Revue. Photo by Keson Graham.

DHS graduate fundraises for gender transition

October 14, 2019

At first, Grayson Maxwell, a 2018 DHS graduate, wanted to raise money for his transition on his own. But during 2018 Pride, Maxwell found himself fundraising with his friends. Offering one dollar kisses, he was pleasantly surprised to find a community happy to help.

Dickinson’s “I felt a funeral in my brain” speaks on depressing topics, and its mood seems comparable to Walton's novel of the same name.

Author Will Walton gives insight on book with controversial topics

September 14, 2018

Decatur High School students had the opportunity to attend a presentation by author Will Walton on Friday, Aug. 31. There, he spoke on his most recent novel, “I Felt a Funeral In My Brain.”

Sage Payman is a transgender male at Decatur. He uses faculty restrooms such as this one because he feels uncomfortable using single-sex restrooms.

Sign of the Times

November 2, 2017

Many transgender and genderqueer students don't feel safe using sex-segregated restrooms, so the Gender-Sexuality Alliance proposed an all-gender restroom that would make students' lives easier.

CSD's transgender policy sparks debate

CSD’s transgender policy sparks debate

October 24, 2017

A City Schools of Decatur (CSD) Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, discussing CSD’s transgender bathroom policy, sparked debate over transparency and child safety, ending with the decision for more discussion.

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SONG Atlanta promotes diverse activism

September 28, 2017

Southerners on New Ground, also known as SONG, is a southern organization of a different kind.

Tyler, the Creator blooms with new album “Flower Boy”

Tyler, the Creator blooms with new album “Flower Boy”

September 23, 2017

This summer, Tyler, the Creator released his fourth album, “Flower Boy.” The album, released on July 20, made waves on the charts within the hip-hop community.

Christian Zsilavetz (far right) founded Pride School Atlanta.

Pride Prevails

December 18, 2016

When Christian Zsilavetz was told that he couldn’t be an openly transgender teacher, he decided to create his own school. This school would be a place where students and teachers alike could be themselves. After years of planning, Pride School Atlanta opened this past August.

Controversial legislature threatens LGBT Georgians

Controversial legislature threatens LGBT Georgians

March 4, 2016

Within the coming weeks, federally funded organizations in Georgia could legally refuse service to LGBT citizens under the claim of religious freedom. “If the bill passes, it could do major damage to Georgia’s reputation as a state.” Executive Director of Georgia Equality, Jeff Graham said, “We're fighting very hard to keep this from happening.”

GSA attempts to stop bullying at Decatur

GSA attempts to stop bullying at Decatur

March 21, 2013

You’ve seen those posters hanging up all around school, right? The ones that have messages like “if...

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