…but didn’t know you’d have to ask.
- The Atlanta Human Relations Commission
- Atlanta Police Department’s LGBTQ Liaisons
- The Atlanta Citizens Review Board
- Landlord/Tenant Law
April 20, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Phillip Rush Center Annex
(1530 DeKalb Ave. Ste. A, Atlanta, GA 30307)
Georgia Equality’s staff stayed busy traveling our state in March, with trips to Middle Georgia and Blue Ridge among others. Check out the pictures and summaries below for all the work we’re doing around the state. Georgia Equality continues to place an emphasis on reaching all corners of our state, so stay tuned for when we’re in a community near you! Continue reading
Registration is open for the AIDS 101 Action and Awareness Seminar on February 25th, 2017. Presenters will address a wide range of subjects, including current treatments/research, prevention, psychosocial issues, volunteer opportunities, legal issues, advocacy, the search for a vaccine and more. The program format consists of lectures, interactive workshops and panel discussions. This event will be held at Clayton State University in Morrow, GA. Register today at www.aidatlanta.org or by calling 404-870-7818. Registration fees are $20, $10 for students and seniors. Limited scholarships are available.
* AIDS 101 will take place from 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
* Free HIV Testing will be available after the event.
* 4.5 hours of Continuing Education Units are available (additional cost)
In the mid-1980s Duncan Teague and other Atlanta black LGBT folks called a meeting in his living room to respond to the HIV epidemic and to increase the Atlanta organizing in the black LGBT communities. At the time the effect of HIV on the black community did not receive the needed public attention. In our communities, in our night clubs, and in our organizations, we knew and cared for the people being impacted. Teague understood intimately how this was changing black LGBT life, and he stepped up as a leader. That meeting contributed to the birthing of the African American Gay and Lesbian Alliance (AALGA). This meeting also helped set the stage for a lifetime of service and advocacy for our communities. Continue reading