Georgia Equality’s mission is to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and our allies throughout the state. We are two organizations – united with a common vision but serving unique functions in our work to achieve equality. Georgia Equality, Inc. works year-round to pass pro-equality legislation and elect fair-minded elected officials. Through the Equality Foundation of Georgia, we conduct voter registration and educational activities, provide information to decision makers, and work to organize and mobilize LGBT residents and allies to advance equality in urban, suburban, and rural communities across the state.
Early Voting has begun across the state for the upcoming May 24thprimary and non-partisan elections. CLICK HERE to find your early voting location and GO VOTE!
Many crucial elections will all but be decided in the primary elections, so whether you are LGBT or an ally, the stakes in Georgia are too high to sit this one out! Join the growing number of voices voting for equality in our home state!!
May 3, 2016- Atlanta, GA, – Georgia Equality, the state’s largest LGBT advocacy organization, calls for expanded resources to combat LGBT youth homelessness following the release of a report today showing homeless gay and transgender youth comprise over a quarter of the city’s homeless youth population.
Early in April, the Board and staff of Georgia Equality traveled to Blairsville, GA for our annual planning retreat, and to host a community town hall in the northern part of our state. In addition to providing an update on the happenings of this year’s legislative session, and engaging local community members on the work still to come, Georgia Equality recognized the outstanding contributions of community organizer Connie Galloway for her continued commitment to fighting for LGBT protections in north Georgia and around our state. Read More