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
Area served
Key people
Jeff Graham, executive director
$234,055 (2011)

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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