Georgia Equality partners with Counter Narrative Project on World AIDS Day Conversation Series at Auburn Avenue Research Library

In honor of World AIDS Day, Georgia Equality will partner with the Counter Narrative Project on Living With- an art-infused lunch & learn discussion series focused on topics related to race and HIV. All discussions will take place at the Auburn Avenue Research Library and are open to the public. Continue reading


Georgia Equality Around the State: October 2017

Here’s your quick look back at where Georgia Equality was last month!

Athens:
UGA College of Education
On October 16th GE’s Senior Field Organizer Rob Woods participated in the University Of Georgia College Of Education’s panel discussion on LGBTQIA advocacy. Rob was joined by Kelvin Rutledge representing UGA GLOBES. The primary topics for the panel discussion included LGBTQIA Advocacy in Georgia, issues facing LGTBQIA youth in K-12 schooling, how educators can create a safe environment for our LGBTQIA youth, and the state’s need for comprehensive civil rights. Continue reading


Volunteer with Georgia Equality in November!

Monday, November 6th: Text-bank to Get Out the Vote

We’ve got a new way for you to volunteer! You may have heard of a phone-bank, but have you heard of a text-bank?!

No?

Join us at the Phillip Rush Center (1530 DeKalb Ave, Ste A, Atlanta, GA 30307) on Monday, November 6th for Georgia Equality’s first ever Text-bank to Get Out the Vote! Volunteers will use our software to text supporter to make sure they’re turning out to vote for the November 7th elections! We’re excited to launch this new way to volunteer, and hope you’ll join us to make sure that LGBTQ Georgians and our allies turn out to vote in this election. Continue reading


Voices for Equity: How the experiences of transgender Georgians can inform the implementation of nondiscrimination provisions in the Affordable Care Act

Nationwide, transgender individuals face significant barriers to accessing health care because of their gender identity; however, little is known about the experiences of the estimated 55,000 transgender individuals in Georgia as they interact with the health care system. Continue reading