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.  

50th Anniversary of the LGBT Civil Rights Movement
Jul
4
2:30 pm14:30

50th Anniversary of the LGBT Civil Rights Movement

  • Independence Hall

The four-day National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration also includes wreath laying at the Gay Pioneers historical marker, six LGBT history exhibits, panels, parties, National Interfaith Service, "Gay Pioneers" film screening, concert, fireworks, street festival in the gayborhood and more. 

Supreme Court Marriage Decision Day Event
Jun
26
4:30 pm16:30

Supreme Court Marriage Decision Day Event

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights

Following a decision on marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court – win or lose – The LGBT Institute at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Georgia Equality, Freedom to Marry, and the Atlanta community will come together to mark this historic moment and talk about what the ruling means for same-sex couples and their families.

The State of The Judicial System
Jun
26
11:00 am11:00

The State of The Judicial System

  • National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Gideon’s Promise and the Center for Civil and Human Rights will come together to discuss the current state of the judicial system and where we should be heading together. This program is free with RSVP(entrance to The Center is not included).

Luvuyo Mandela Discusses Civil Rights in Africa
Jun
25
6:30 pm18:30

Luvuyo Mandela Discusses Civil Rights in Africa

  • National Center for Civil and Human Rights

The Center for Civil and Human Rights will bring Luvuyo Mandela, great-grandson of Nelson Mandela, to Atlanta. Mr. Mandela will tie the legacy of the American Civil Rights Movement to movements that are happening on the continent of Africa today. This event is free with RSVP.

Anti-Bias Curriculum Workshop: Perspectives for a Diverse America
Jun
20
8:30 am08:30

Anti-Bias Curriculum Workshop: Perspectives for a Diverse America

  • National Center for Civil and Human Rights

The Center has partnered with Teaching Tolerance to present a social justice curriculum that is aligned to the Common Core Language Arts and Literacy standards - and to the groundbreaking Teaching Tolerance Anti-bias Framework (ABF). Please join us!

The Reformation Project Atlanta Regional Training Conference
Jun
11
Jun 13

The Reformation Project Atlanta Regional Training Conference

  • The Sheraton Atlanta

The conference will be a prime networking opportunity for all Christians who want to advance the dignity of LGBT people, especially Christians in non-affirming churches, denominations, or communities who seek to have more loving, fruitful, and informed conversations with non-affirming friends and family members.