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.
This is the moment we’ve been waiting for!! LOVE WINS.
The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the freedom to marry across the nation.
It’s a national victory – and it means that soon, thousands of loving, committed couples throughout the United States – including our state of Georgia – will be able to say “I do” and at last be respected under the law.
Fulton County Probate Court Begins Issuance of Marriage Licenses to Same Sex Couples In Accordance with Supreme Court Decision
In accordance with today’s decision by the U.S. Spreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodge, the Probate Court of Fulton County, under the leadership of Chief Probate Judge Pinkie T. Toomer, will begin issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples effective immediately
We know there’s more work to do to win equality for LGBT people in our state – and we are committed to continuing the fight and pushing until our entire community is treated equally.
Today, we can celebrate one huge step toward that beautiful future. We’re so happy to be celebrating this historic decision with you.
Georgia Equality releases Georgia’s first pro-marriage equality television ad campaign in Augusta and Savannah areas – in anticipation an expected decision on the issue by the U.S. Supreme Court at the end of June. Jeff Graham, Georgia Equality ED made the following statement to the AJC. Read More
Atlanta, GA, – In response to high and increasing HIV rates among youth in Atlanta, Equality Foundation of Georgia launched the Youth HIV Policy Advisors Program. This program will match selected elected officials with youth advocates who will serve as their Special Advisors on Youth HIV. Youth will work one-on-one with policymakers to address policy barriers to HIV prevention. Read More