Category: News

OUT Georgia’s Advisory Committee Applications Open for TGNC360, Impact Fund

Now through February 26, OUT Georgia Business Alliance is accepting applications to serve on the inaugural volunteer Advisory Committees for the recently announced TGNC360 initiative and OUT Georgia Impact Fund, powered by United Way of Greater Atlanta. OUT Georgia Business Alliance is launching TGNC360, a new employment and entrepreneurship initiative created by and for Georgia’s

OUT Georgia’s 2021 Kickoff & Annual Meeting to feature Kia Comedy, State Senator Kim Jackson

OUT Georgia Business Alliance invites its Members, Partners, and Georgia’s proud LGBTQ+ business community to the chamber’s 2021 Kickoff & Annual Meeting to be held on Friday, January 29. The free virtual event will feature co-host Kia Barnes, also known as Kia Comedy, along with special guests Rev. Kim Jackson of the Georgia State Senate,

OUT Georgia Congratulates Director of LGBTQ Affairs, Members of Atlanta Mayor’s Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 25, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance congratulates Malik Brown on his recent promotion to Director of LGBTQ Affairs for the City of Atlanta. OUT Georgia is also proud to recognize Board members Gabrielle Claiborne, Hillary Thomas, and executive director Chris Lugo on their appointments to the City of Atlanta

OUT Georgia Announces 2020 Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 17, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to reveal its first-ever Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians list for 2020, highlighting 100 LGBTQ+ trailblazers who are making a true difference in their community. From business and community leaders to entrepreneurs, young people, and celebrities, this diverse list features 100

OUT Georgia Serves as Community Partner, Sponsors Three Films for 2020 Out on Film Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., September 21, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to serve as Community Partner and sponsor of three films during the 33rd annual Out on Film Festival, presented by WarnerMedia. Running September 24 through October 4, 2020, the Out on Film Festival will bring 39 features (24 narrative films, 15

OUT Georgia’s Gabrielle Claiborne, Transformation Journeys Worldwide Featured in Out for LGBTQ+ Business Event

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to share that Board Secretary and Inclusion Chair Gabrielle Claiborne and her business Transformation Journeys Worldwide will be featured during the Out for LGBTQ+ Business virtual event held Friday, September 4, 2020 at 1:00pm Eastern, hosted by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and Out for Biden. “This

OUT Georgia Celebrates First-Ever Mayor of Atlanta’s LGBTQ Opportunity Fair

On Thursday, July 30, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms kicked off the first-ever Mayor’s Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair that brought 800+ LGBTQ+ job seekers together with 30+ local employers of choice. The Mayor’s Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair was a historic initiative by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to leverage the combined power of government, the

OUT Georgia to Recruit 50 LGBTQ+ and Ally Business Ambassadors from Across the State

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is relaunching its Ambassador Program and recruiting Ambassadors to represent and better inform the state’s only LGBTQ+ and Ally Chamber of Commerce in 2020 and beyond. “As OUT Georgia Business Alliance expands to better serve communities across Georgia, we’re looking to recruit 50 passionate LGBTQ+ and ally Ambassadors to help represent

OUT Georgia Responds to State’s Economic Reopening

OUT Georgia Business Alliance proudly serves as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and allied chamber of commerce, representing many Georgians at the intersection of those most vulnerable to COVID-19’s devastating health and economic impact. We advocate for Georgia’s meaningful and timely economic recovery, but we are concerned that Governor Kemp’s plan to reopen Georgia businesses starting Friday,