Transgender and non-binary individuals and their allies take part in Atlanta Pride's Transgender Rights March on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Robin Rayne)

The Stonewall riots in June 1969 marked a watershed moment in the fight for LGBTQ equality in the United States. Since then, the issues affecting LGBTQ people in Georgia and across the nation continue to be litigated in our courts, schools, businesses, homes and streets.

To take a deeper look at the issues affecting LGBTQ people in Georgia, a team of WABE reporters worked on a series of features stories that will be rolled out on this page, on air and streaming online throughout June and beyond. On this page you’ll also find a sampling of LGBTQ Atlantans speaking out, a calendar of Pride events throughout Georgia this year and LGBTQ digital coverage from NPR stations across the South.

This is a look behind the headlines. Beyond June. This is Beyond Pride.

Beyond Pride Feature Stories

New original feature stories will be added here throughout Pride Month and beyond.

LGBTQ Atlantans In Their Own Words

Brigitte Bidet on drag getting pulled into politics on “City Lights”

Rev. Leo Seyij Allen on restricting healthcare for trans kids on “Closer Look”

Leo Briggs on using dance for trans and queer liberation on “City Lights”

Pride Events Across Georgia

LGBTQ Coverage Across the South

Orlando council agrees to purchase Pulse Nightclub for permanent memorial site

WMFE – Orlando, Florida

City of Mobile to discontinue its LGBTQ liaison positions

WUAL – Tuscaloosa, Alabama

‘Representation means everything’: Olivia Hill sworn in as Tennessee’s first openly transgender elected official

WPLN – Nashville, Tennessee

Can a Waco judge legally refuse to marry gay couples? The Texas Supreme Court could decide

KERA – Dallas, Texas

Jessi’s House offers sanctuary to homeless LGBTQ young adults in Arkansas

KUAF – Fayetteville, Arkansas

North Carolina Board of Education weighs how to implement the ‘Parents’ Bill of Rights’

WUNC – Chapel Hill, North Carolina

LGBTQ Atlanta History Tour