The Embody Progress Conference
Aug
24
Aug 27

The Embody Progress Conference

  • The Sheraton Birmingham

The Embody Progress Conference is an annual conference that is held in an area of the country that is traditionally under resourced with regard to LGBTQ issues, providing access for all individuals regardless of barriers, presenting up-to-date resources and information, relevant in trends and topics, and providing space for all voices to be uplifted in unison.


Touching Up Your Roots Pride Tour - Tour 2
Jun
17
1:00 pm13:00

Touching Up Your Roots Pride Tour - Tour 2

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights

Tour 2 will focus on the Ansley Mall area and Cheshire Bridge corridor.  The Midtown area (especially 10th and Piedmont) and the Cheshire Bridge-La Vista Road areas are some of the first locations locally to welcome openly LGBT businesses and enterprises. As such, they remain part of the fabric of our story here and of our human and civil rights saga.

Touching up Your Roots Pride Tour - Tour 1
Jun
4
1:00 pm13:00

Touching up Your Roots Pride Tour - Tour 1

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights

Tour 1 will focus on the Little Five Points area and lesbian oriented spaces and events, as well as the Midtown area including some of the first openly gay bars like Mrs. P's on Ponce and sites of assaults like the raid on the Eagle bar on Ponce de Leon.

The Athens Human Rights Festival
May
6
May 7

The Athens Human Rights Festival

  • College Square

The Athens Human Rights Festival is a two-day event dedicated to promoting free speech and confronting issues that challenge human rights.

Rainbow Expo 2017
Apr
30
10:00 am10:00

Rainbow Expo 2017

  • Ebster Recreation Center 105 Electric Ave Decatur, GA 30030 United States

Atlanta's Premiere LGBTQ Expo: Discover and support local LGBTQ-friendly business at the Rainbow Expo.

I AM: Art, Activism & HIV in Atlanta
Apr
25
7:00 pm19:00

I AM: Art, Activism & HIV in Atlanta

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights

I AM is a one-night exhibition joining Artists, Activists and people living with HIV to tell the stories of Atlanta residents living with HIV. The goal of the exhibition is to illustrate the importance of those living with HIV and highlighting those views in our conversation and work revolving around HIV/AIDS. The one-night experience will include a moderated panel discussion about using art as activism, personal stories of living with HIV, and art as a tool to show the lives and perspective of people living with HIV. 

LGBT Institute Symposium
Nov
18
Nov 20

LGBT Institute Symposium

  • Student Center East

We are proud to announce that registration for our first LGBT Institute Symposium is now live! The Symposium will take place the weekend of November 18-20 at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Don't miss this incredible opportunity at a pivotal time in our movement!

LGBT Institute Diversity in Business Forum
Nov
18
1:00 pm13:00

LGBT Institute Diversity in Business Forum

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights

Join us on Friday, November 18 at the Center for Civil and Human Rights, for an of insightful afternoon as we bring together corporate peers and experts from the field who can provide strategic direction to support your diverse customers and employees.

LGBT Institute August Stakeholder Group Meeting
Aug
13
2:00 pm14:00

LGBT Institute August Stakeholder Group Meeting

  • Georgia State University (Student Center West)

Please join us for an afternoon of conversation, networking, and insights as we further develop our community research initiative and review questions for our 14 state Southern Survey!

Why James Baldwin Matters Now!
Aug
2
7:00 pm19:00

Why James Baldwin Matters Now!

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights

Join the LGBT Institute as we host the Counter Narrative Project at the Center for Civil and Human Rights to commemorate the legacy of writer and activist James Baldwin. 

Southern Fried Queer Pride
Jun
24
Jun 26

Southern Fried Queer Pride

Southern Fried Queer Pride (SFQP) is an Atlanta-based queer and trans alternative Pride festival celebrating the robust and vibrant community in the Southern United States. 

Touching Up Your Roots Pride Tour
Jun
19
2:00 pm14:00

Touching Up Your Roots Pride Tour

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights

Join the LGBT Institute, Touching Up Our Roots, and Atlanta Pride, on Sunday, June 19th at 2pm at the Center for Civil and Human Rights as we board the trolley with LGBT friends and allies to explore our LGBT history! 

Veto Victory Rally
Apr
5
12:00 pm12:00

Veto Victory Rally

  • Liberty Plaza (SE of Capitol)

Georgia Equality plan for a historic rally on April 5th to celebrate the Veto Victory!--Here's how you can participate.

First Stakeholder Group Meeting
Feb
11
6:00 pm18:00

First Stakeholder Group Meeting

  • The Philip Rush Center

Join community members, activists, academics, artists, and others who are interested in providing insights and support around the LGBT Institute's three areas of focus while learning more about our plans for the year and to network!

The 2016 Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Breakfast
Jan
18
9:30 am09:30

The 2016 Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Breakfast

  • Loudermilk Conference Center

The breakfast honors these two highly influential activists, provides space for fellowship, and enhances progressive coalition building among LGBTQ people and our allies working for social justice.

Free Film Screening: Oriented
Dec
12
2:00 pm14:00

Free Film Screening: Oriented

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights

Join the LGBT Institute at the Center for Civil and Human Rights for a FREE screening of the highly acclaimed film that follows the lives of three gay Palestinian friends confronting their national and sexual identity in Tel Aviv. The event is hosted by the international law firm, Jones Day.

National HIV Prevention Conference
Dec
6
Dec 9

National HIV Prevention Conference

  • Hyatt Regency Atlanta

The 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) is the preeminent conference for scientists, public health officials, community workers, clinicians, and persons living with HIV from a wide variety of organizations to share their expertise and ultimately prevent infections, strengthen care and reduce disparities.

The Global-Local Connection for LGBT Rights
Nov
2
6:30 pm18:30

The Global-Local Connection for LGBT Rights

  • National Center for Civil and Human Rights

The LGBT Institute will host Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service, and others, for a deeper dialogue on LGBT rights here in the South and around the globe. This interactive community conversation will explore the LGBT Institute's three main areas of focus on LGBT equality in education and employment, public health and wellness, and criminal justice and safety.