Valdosta: Sept 14th — 6pm, Valdosta State University Jeanette Hall Auditorium, Valdosta, Ga 31698
Athens: Sept 18th – 6pm, Athens Clarke County Public Library in Multipurpose Room – B, 2025 Baxter St, Athens, Ga 30606
Please join Georgia Equality for a Family Justice Network Community Discussion in Valdosta at 6pm on Thursday, September 14th at Valdosta State University’s Jeanette Hall Auditorium; or in Athens at 6pm on Monday, September 18th at the Athens Clarke County Public Library Multipurpose Room – B, 2025 Baxter St. Continue reading
The Board of Directors of Georgia Equality is pleased to endorse Atlanta City Councilperson Alex Wan in his pursuit to become Atlanta City Council President.
Wan was first elected to the City Council District 6 post in 2009 and is the first Asian American and first openly gay man to serve on Atlanta City Council. As a member of the City Council, Alex has helped strengthen the city’s non-discrimination policy regarding gender identity and co-sponsored City legislation opposing the Georgia Legislature’s efforts to implement a so-called religious freedom act (RFRA).
We’ve got a couple of great opportunities coming up for LGBT families to get involved with, and have a good time. We’re also preparing to start some back to school activities and are interested in talking to LGBT families with adopted children, and those who serve as foster parents. If that sounds like your family, click here and tell us a little more about you! Continue reading
It has been several days since the President’s surprise tweets about the future of open transgender service in the US Military, and we still don’t know much about what exactly is going to happen. We know that in order to change the policy a few procedural things will have to happen first. We also know that a bipartisan group of US Senators have already spoken out against the President’s statements. Take a look at the list! Continue reading
It happened in the night, but hopefully you’ve heard the news by now! In the early hours of Friday, August 28th, the US Senate failed to pass an Affordable Care Act repeal bill meaning that hundreds of thousands of Georgians woke up to learn they get to keep the coverage they have through the ACA. Continue reading