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Georgia

  1. transgender rights
    School District Flooded With Death Threats Over Trans-Inclusive BathroomsThe threats have been so extreme, the Georgia school district reversed the bathroom policy.
  2. 2020
    Stacey Abrams Says She’s Open to Running for Vice-PresidentThe Georgia politician has said she’d “be honored to be considered by any nominee.”
  3. everyday racism
    Pregnant Black Lawmaker Verbally Attacked by Man at Grocery StorePregnant Georgia state representative Erica Thomas was harassed by a man who was mad she was in the express checkout line with too many items.
  4. crime
    Baby Found Alive in Plastic Grocery Bag Remains a MysteryPolice are asking anyone with information about “Baby India” to come forward.
  5. movements
    Boycotts of Georgia Will Only Make It RedderDon’t dismiss the South. The abortion fight won’t be won from New York.
  6. power
    Is Hollywood Really Boycotting Georgia Over the Abortion Ban?Abortion activists in the state say the protest could do more harm than good.
  7. abortion rights
    Abortion Is Under Attack. Misinformation Isn’t Helping.Abortion is still legal in every state. It’s crucial women know that.
  8. abortion rights
    What You Can Do to Help Women in States With Extreme Abortion BansWhere to give and volunteer.
  9. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Takes a Pass on a 2020 Senate RunShe may run for president, for vice-president, or wait until 2022 and run for governor again.
  10. reproductive rights
    Georgia’s 6-Week Abortion Ban Is Even More Terrifying Than It SeemsGovernor Brian Kemp is expected to sign it into law soon.
  11. abortion rights
    These Stars Won’t Film in Georgia without a Fight If the Abortion Ban Passes“We cannot in good conscience continue to recommend our industry remain in Georgia if H.B. 481 becomes law.”
  12. the body politic
    Stacey Abrams Has a Big Decision to MakeGovernor? Senator? Veep? President?! The Georgian who is usually sure about everything finds herself conflicted about her future.
  13. 2018 georgia governor race
    Black Women Aren’t Done Fighting For GeorgiaStacey Abrams and her supporters are stronger than ever, even in apparent defeat.
  14. 2018 georgia governor race
    Stacey Abrams Still Isn’t Giving UpA new ruling found that her opponent had failed to “properly maintain a reliable and secure voter registration system.”
  15. 2018 georgia governor race
    Oprah Is Going to Georgia to Campaign for Stacey AbramsIn addition to holding two town halls, she’s going to go door-to-door (!!) to talk to voters.
  16. racism
    White Woman Calls Cops on Man for ‘Babysitting While Black’“All because I got two kids in the backseat who do not look like me.”
  17. education
    Georgia School Announces It Will Start Paddling Children As Punishment“There was a time where corporal punishment was kind of the norm in school and you didn’t have the problems that you have,” said the superintendent.
  18. power
    Stacey Abrams’s Win Is Just the BeginningHer victory is a lesson in how to break the rules of politics.
  19. politics
    5 Reasons We’re Excited About Stacey AbramsShe could be America’s first black female governor — and she moonlights as a romance novelist.
  20. primaries 2018
    Abrams Wins Georgia’s ‘Two Staceys’ Race, Could Be First Black Female GovernorWith Abrams heading the Democratic ticket, the Georgia governor’s race might finally be competitive again.
  21. nightmares
    Video of Rogue Ski Lift Confirms We Should All Just Stay InsideTen people were injured when the lift at the Gudauri resort spun out of control and sent skiers flying.
  22. design hunting
    This Is What ‘Wild Minimalism’ Looks LikeMeet Rooms, a two-woman design team operating out of Georgia.
  23. local politics
    State Rep Gives Ominous Warning About Removing Confederate Statues“I can guarantee you won’t be met with torches but something a lot more definitive.”
  24. the body politic
    Can the New Activist Passion of Suburban White Women Change American Politics?Jon Ossoff’s race against Karen Handel in Georgia is the first test.
  25. islamophobia
    State Rep Withdraws Proposed Bill That Would Make Wearing the Hijab IllegalThis would be an update to Georgia’s existing anti-masking law.
  26. election 2016
    The Female Politician Trying to Turn Georgia BlueStacey Abrams, Georgia’s Democratic House Minority Leader, on why Georgia is a test case for the rest of the United States.
  27. domestic violence
    Georgia Sued for Making Domestic Violence Victims to Pay Court FeesThe state required anyone who reported domestic violence to pay a fee of at least $50 if they declined to press charges.
  28. missing persons
    The Amber Alert Girl Who Says She Doesn’t Want to Be Found“It’s actually because I don’t trust the cops.”
  29. Georgia Parents Won’t Let Yoga Influence Their KidsIf you can’t pray in school, you can’t “namaste.”
  30. old friends
    Komen’s Planned Parenthood Defunder Announces Georgia Senate BidKaren Handel is a prominent Republican in Georgia.