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.
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.
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.
Your favorite and Atlanta's only queer variety show, SWEET TEA: A Queer Variety Show is back with the SFQP edition AND the closeout show toSouthern Fried Queer Pride 2017! | #SFQP! Taking over The Mammal Gallery, come out on Saturday, May 27th for an all-start lineup of talent
The queer and trans alternative Pride festival returns May 23-27
“There’s not another one. There are a few Pride [celebrations] and a few other events like it, but there’s not an event that brings out black gay men in public where they can be affectionate towards one other outside of Pride,” Dennis told Georgia Voice. “Indigenous is the largest one of its kind in the country.”
The Athens Human Rights Festival is a two-day event dedicated to promoting free speech and confronting issues that challenge human rights.
Atlanta's Premiere LGBTQ Expo: Discover and support local LGBTQ-friendly business at the Rainbow Expo.
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.
In our current political moment, there has been considerable discussion and concern around voter suppression and structural efforts to make it more difficult for marginalized communities to vote.
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!
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.
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!
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.
The Summer Teach-In is a chance for youth to learn on how to plan, strategize, and ignite an activist movement on campus
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.
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!
Join us and stand in solidarity with us against anti-LGBT hate.
Please join us for an afternoon of conversation, networking, and insights as we further develop our community research initiative!
Georgia Equality plan for a historic rally on April 5th to celebrate the Veto Victory!--Here's how you can participate.
Join us as we help the Transgender Law Center celebrate the launch of their digital storytelling project, including a screening of the videos and highlights from their national needs assessment of trans and gender non-conforming people living with HIV.
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!
Please join the National Center for Civil and Human Rights LGBT Institute as we host The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights for a round table conversation on civil rights and religious exemptions.
On the streets these young people face a significant chance of becoming victims of human trafficking. Once trafficked, they could face beatings, mutilations, brandings, rapes, and other abuses.
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.
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.
People’s Mobilization on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: A Counter Conference to the National HIV Prevention Conference
The Counter Conference serves to raise issues many advocates feel are inadequately addressed by the National HIV Prevention Conference and National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
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 LGBT Institute is proud to partner with TFA's LGBTQ Community Initiative for the Deep South Summit to be held here in Atlanta on November 21st-22nd.
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.