Gender identity in Georgia: college students lead fight for recognition

Gender identity in Georgia: college students lead fight for recognition

Tamar Quincey spent years lying about who she is. The 26-year-old grew up surrounded by devout Christians, who taught her traditional views of sexuality and gender. She told people she felt “called to celibacy,” or that she was waiting for God to send her someone to marry. Then she told the truth.

New LGBTQ school joins battle for trans rights in America – CBS News 8/14/16

New LGBTQ school joins battle for trans rights in America – CBS News 8/14/16

Pride School Atlanta is the first LGBTQ+ affirming school in the South. Spearheaded by Christian Zsilavetz, an openly transgender educator, it will join just a handful of such schools in the U.S. specifically designed as safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth.

Pride School Atlanta featured in the GA Voice – The Premier Media Source for LGBT Georgia

Pride School Atlanta featured in the GA Voice – The Premier Media Source for LGBT Georgia

“When you walk in, there’s nothing in here that would typically push out folks, especially those in the LGBT community,” says Christian Zsilavetz, executive director of Pride School, a K-12 school for LGBT educators, students and families.