Category: Blog

$1 Million in New Grants Will Support LGBTQ+-Owned and Allied Businesses

OUT Georgia Business Alliance & National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Team Up with Grubhub Community Fund for Another Year of Grants to Aid in Growth and Development Washington, DC — America’s LGBTQ+-owned restaurants and bars serving food will once again find a vital lifeline this year stemming from the ongoing partnership formed by the National

Discover Charis Books and 33 Lesbian-Owned Georgia Businesses You’ll Love

Discover Charis Books and 33 Lesbian-Owned Georgia Businesses In recognition of Lesbian Visibility Day 2024, OUT Georgia Business Alliance is joined by the City of Atlanta and Mayor’s Division of LGBTQ Affairs to spotlight Charis Books & More and 33 Lesbian-owned Georgia businesses that embody leadership, visibility, and excellence. These businesses are more than just

Transgender Day of Visibility 2024: A Statement from Our TGX360 Council

Sunday, March 31st, 2024 is Transgender Day of Visibility.The OUT Georgia Business Alliance recognizes the exceptional central work of our TGXI business leaders and professionals and is grateful for the statement below from our TGX360 Advisory Council: On Transgender Day of Visibility, it is an opportunity to show ourselves for who we are: business professionals

OUT Georgia’s Statement on Georgia House Bill 1128, prepared by the TGX360 Advisory Council

Georgia’s LGBTQIA+ Chamber Calls for Action, Opposition to “Mandate to Discriminate” Bill Atlanta, GA — On February 7, 2024, Georgia House Bill 1128 was introduced sparking widespread condemnation for its deceptive and biased approach towards the rights of women and the transgender and intersex communities in Georgia.  This Mandate to Discriminate Bill does not codify

OUT Georgia Business Alliance Celebrates the 2024 Kickoff & Membership Drive – 30 Years in LGBTQ+ Professional Ingenuity, Connection, and Driving A New History of Equity

The OUT Georgia Business Alliance was honored to welcome members, partners, and supporters at the prestigious National Center for Civil and Human Rights to celebrate the launch of the OUT Georgia Business Alliance’s monumental 30th anniversary year against the backdrop of the stirring Queer Justice exhibit, the American LGBTQ+ Museum’s first traveling exhibition in collaboration

OUT Georgia Honors Transgender Awareness Week, Day of Remembrance 2023

In observance of Transgender Awareness Week, commencing on November 13th and culminating on Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20th, OUT Georgia Business Alliance continues to stand in solidarity with our transgender and gender expansive community through our work with the TGX360 Initiative year-round. However, this week holds particular significance as we reflect on the

Federal Judge Issues Order to Restore Access to Care for Georgia’s Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to serve Georgia’s LGBTQ+ and allied community by advocating for inclusive and equitable business environments; providing support and resources to fuel economic growth; and driving meaningful community connections and impact across the State of Georgia. This past March, we joined several other organizations, including Georgia Equality, in calling for

OUT Georgia Announces 2023 Spotlight Award Finalists, Member of the Year Voting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., August 15, 2022 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce the finalists for its 2023 Community Honors Celebration‘s spotlight awards, highlighting the individuals and organizations boldly leading Georgia’s LGBTQ+ community. The 2023 Community Honors Celebration will be held Friday, September 8, at The Stave Room, and OUT Georgia will

2024 Board Member Applications

OUT Georgia 2024 Board Applications now open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Atlanta, GA – August 9, 2023 2024 Board Member Applications are Open OUT Georgia Business Alliance is thrilled to announce the opening of its board member applications for the year 2024. As we embark on this pivotal recruitment phase, our esteemed Nomination Committee will oversee the selection process. This committee comprises of

OUT Georgia Business Alliance Announces Power of Connection: 2023 LGBTQ+ Business Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, GA, May 30, 2023 – OUT Georgia Business Alliance, Georgia’s leading organization dedicated to advancing the LGBTQ+ business community, is excited to announce the Power of Connection: 2023 LGBTQ+ Business Summit. Morris, Manning & Martin proudly presents this landmark event to be held June 21-22, 2023, at the prestigious Federal Reserve