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

STATEWIDE: ​​Join Georgia Equality for the Family Justice Network Community Discussions Series

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

Georgia Equality Endorses Alex Wan for Atlanta City Council President

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).
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LGBT Families: Opportunities to get involved!

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