Mayor’s veto of LGBTQ ordinance underlines need for federal protections, urgency of local action
The Telegraph •
February 1, 2021, 12:04 pm
2020 was a year filled with so many challenges – but in some important ways, it was also one marked by progress for LGBTQ people here in Georgia. Gerald Bostock, a gay man in Georgia, won his case at the U.S. Supreme Court, securing federal protections for LGBTQ workers; out LGBTQ candidates won their elections in record numbers; and municipalities from Brookhaven to Savannah and Smyrna to Statesboro, enacted LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination protections.