Georgia Equality

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Georgia Equality
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The Georgia Equality logo
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U.S. State of Georgia
Founded 1995
Type 501(c)(3)
Tax ID no. 58-2346744
Location
Locations
Area served Georgia
Key people Jeff Graham, executive director
Revenue $234,055 (2011)
Mission Advance Fairness, Safety and Opportunity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allied Communities in Georgia
Website georgiaequality.org

Georgia Equality (previously the Georgia Equality Project) is the largest LGBT rights advocacy groups in Georgia.[1][2][3][4] Their mission is to advance Fairness, Safety and Opportunity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allied Communities in Georgia. Their work has included political endorsement,[2] boycotts,[4] protests,[5] advertising campaigns,[6] and lobbying.[7]

It is based in Atlanta[6] and was founded in 1995.[8] A Savannah chapter was formed in 1998, and is the only chapter outside of Atlanta. The organization is a member of the Equality Federation.[9]

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  1. ^ "Gay rights groups plan to stop state's marriage ban try". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 24 May 2006. p. B1. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Reed, Norwood spend week courting gay vote". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 21 November 2009. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Candidate says rival supports special rights for gays". Albany Herald. Associated Press. 31 August 2002. p. 2B. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Kim Severson (29 January 2011). "A Chicken Chain’s Corporate Ethos Is Questioned by Gay Rights Advocates". New York Times. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "House to revisit ban on same-sex marriage". Macon Telegraph. 2 March 2004. Retrieved 14 February 2011. "Amid one of the biggest protest rallies at the state Capitol in years, ... Georgia Equality rallied ..." 
  6. ^ a b Mike Householder (25 February 2000). "Gay Rights Group Unveils Ad Campaign Against Hate Crimes". Argus-Press. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  7. ^ Lillian Lee Kim (23 February 1997). "Latest bombing casts shadow of fear over gay community". Tuscaloosa News. Cox News Service. p. 6A. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  8. ^ "About Us". Georgia Equality. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  9. ^ "Member Organizations". Equality Federation. Retrieved January 14, 2014. 

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