Like so many of our members, as a board, we have carefully weighed how to move forward in the run off for Atlanta Mayor.
We had originally hoped to work with both candidates and a variety of LGBT organizations to sponsor a forum to delve deeply into the future vision each candidate had for LGBTQ Atlantans and people living with HIV/AIDS. Unfortunately, given the limited time for such events and the logistical complications of this process, we were unable to make that happen. Continue reading
We’re writing to you today to share with you the reasons why we support Georgia Equality, and why we hope you’ll join us.
As a married, same-sex couple who lives in Georgia, we’ve long supported the tireless work of Georgia Equality. From their work to protect LGBT Georgians from discrimination, including their work to prevent passage of any sort of discriminatory “religious freedom” bill, GE stays busy advocating for our community on all sorts of issues. Continue reading
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
Here’s your quick look back at where Georgia Equality was last month!
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
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?!
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