From AIDSWatch in Georgia: HIV Bills We’re Watching 

Over 100 HIV advocates from across Georgia gathered under the Gold Dome last Thursday to educate state lawmakers about HIV at AIDSWatch in Georgia 2017.

“The goal of AIDSWatch in Georgia is to educate state elected officials about issues important to people living with and communities most affected by HIV.” says event organizer Emily Brown. “It is so powerful for legislators to hear the phrase, ‘I live in your district and I’m a person living with HIV.”  Continue reading

LGBT-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Bill Introduced in Senate

ATLANTA – State Senator Lester Jackson (D-2) introduced a comprehensive non-discrimination bill today that updates Georgia’s laws to ensure lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are protected from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations. The concept enjoys popular support in Georgia: A 2016 PRRI survey found that two-thirds of all Georgians back non-discrimination protections for LGBT people, including 59 percent of Republicans, 73 percent of Catholics, and nearly 80 percent of those under the age of 30. Continue reading

Young Professionals Night at the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival: Family Commitments

Join Georgia Equality at Young Professionals Night at the Atlanta Jewish Film
Festival, presented by ACCESS, for a fantastic evening of festivities and film!

This exciting event is open to young professionals under 40 of all faith and ethnic backgrounds.

Join us for a pre-party with food and cash bar at the Woodruff Art Center’s Center Space, followed by a screening of the comedy Family Commitments.

WHEN: Saturday, February 11
Pre-party at 7pm
Film screening at 8:40pm
WHERE: Woodruff Arts Center
PRICE: $18 (includes both the pre-party and film)

Tickets will be released on Wednesday, January 18. Please contact Julie Katz at email hidden; JavaScript is required with any questions. We’ll see you at the movies!