Georgia Equality’s mission is to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and our allies throughout the state. We are two organizations – united with a common vision but serving unique functions in our work to achieve equality. Georgia Equality, Inc. works year-round to pass pro-equality legislation and elect fair-minded elected officials. Through the Equality Foundation of Georgia, we conduct voter registration and educational activities, provide information to decision makers, and work to organize and mobilize LGBT residents and allies to advance equality in urban, suburban, and rural communities across the state.
Atlanta Pride Weekend (October 8-9) is the last weekend before the 2016 Election Voter registration deadline and we are turning out at Piedmont Park to register new voters! Please join our ‘Super Voter’ team on either Saturday or Sunday Read More
Georgia Equality’s staff and volunteers have been around the state
in the last couple months participating in festivals in local communities. We’re working to get LGBT Georgian’s registered to vote, and making folks aware of the importance of the upcoming elections and the state legislative session that begins in January of 2017. Read More
As Georgia students return to school, five LGBT advocacy groups have introduced a new resource called the Georgia Transgender Student Rights Watch. Lambda Legal, Georgia Equality, Anti-Defamation League, Georgia Safe Schools Coalition, and GLSEN Atlanta (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) have created the platform in a joint effort to monitor the discrimination transgender and gender nonconforming students experience across all schools, from elementary schools to college campuses. Read More