For Immediate Release
We were shocked and disturbed to see today’s tweets from President Trump regarding the service of transgender individuals in our armed forces. The US military is the largest employer of transgender people in the world, employing an estimated 15,000 transgender people. Coming from a President that ran on the promise of creating jobs, making a move to strip jobs from 15,000 americans shows the President’s true feeling toward LGBTQ people. Continue reading
The Public Policy Committees of both the Ryan White Planning Council and Fulton County HIV Task Force will hold a special a special meeting on the evening of July 6th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
The meeting will take place in the Event Annex of the Phillip Rush Center.
The purpose of this meeting will be to provide an update on the policy recommendations that have come from the Strategy to End AIDS in Fulton County, and community listening session.
The establishing of a LGBT Center in Savannah is yet another in a long list of accomplishments that First City Network has played a part in over the past 32 years. Georgia’s first and oldest LGBT organization, FCN, has promoted equality, educated the public, nurtured networking, and advocated for fairness and the elimination of discrimination. Continue reading
Evening for Equality 2017 was held on June 17th at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead. This years event was the largest in the organization’s history — more sponsors, the largest Host Committee, and more elected officials and candidates for elected office than any year before!
Thank you to all of our Hosts and Sponsors for your support, and congratulations again to all of our Honorees.
Below are the photos from the night of the event. Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate another great year of fighting for LGBT equality in Georgia! Didn’t get a chance to attend the event, but still want to make a donation to support the efforts of Georgia Equality? Click here to make a donation today! Continue reading
Georgia Equality and local Augusta partners hosted the Augusta Cocktails for Equality Reception & Benefit at the Partridge Inn where we met with community member and local elected officials.
As part of the evening, guests and friends mourned the shocking loss of Rowan Feldhaus, a Georgia Equality board member and remembered him as fearless advocate for LGBT rights. Continue reading