You can now register to vote online! It’s simple and fast. The deadline to register for the upcoming General Election in November is October 6th. Once you register, you should receive a card in the mail within 6 weeks that has your voting location and address. Also remember, you can vote early or by mail using an absentee ballot. For more information visit our Election Center!
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
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