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.
Georgia Equality is currently accepting applications for 2014 fall interns. We’re looking for motivated individuals willing to make a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week. Intern positions at Georgia Equality are not paid. The movement towards LGBT equality cannot be won overnight. If we are to reach our goals it is imperative that we support and foster leadership in those who will continue the fight. As an intern at Georgia Equality you will learn the basic and advanced skills needed to become an effective grassroots organizer. Read More
Today, Southerners for the Freedom to Marry – in partnership with Georgia Equality – launched a pledge signed by 206 lawyers who support the freedom of same-sex couples in Georgia to marry. The attorneys cite the constitutional provisions of liberty and equality under the law for all residents. Read More
Queer Youth Lead The South Action Camp is an interactive training camp for queer and trans youth living in the southeast. At QYLTS Action Camp participants learn about anti-oppression, social justice, and how to take their GSA organizing to the next level and bring positive change to their schools, communities and states! QYLTS Action Camp is organized by an interstate partnership with the Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition, Georgia Safe Schools Coalition/Georgia Equality, Alabama Safe Schools Coalition and GSA Network. Read More