Category: Press Release

OUT Georgia Recognizes Award Winners, LGBTQ+ Leaders during 2021 Community Honors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 17, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce the award winners of the nonprofit chamber’s 2021 Community Honors spotlight awards, presented by AARP Georgia. The annual awards event was broadcast live from Out Front Theatre Company and highlighted Georgia’s LGBTQ+ and ally businesses, nonprofits, and leaders who

OUT Georgia Announces New Board Members, Leadership for 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 14, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce new members and leadership of the nonprofit chamber’s Board of Directors for 2022. After holding its annual nominations and elections process, OUT Georgia’s Board of Directors voted to add a slate of eight new members, including Maria A

Kia Comedy, Dr. Elijah Nicholas Host 2021 Community Honors Virtual Awards Live from Out Front Theatre Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 7, 2021 –– Kia “Comedy” Barnes and Dr. Elijah Nicholas will host OUT Georgia Business Alliance’s 2021 Community Honors virtual awards, presented by AARP Georgia, to be held Thursday, December 16 at 7pm Eastern. The virtual celebration will be broadcast live from Out Front Theatre Company as Georgia’s only

OUT Georgia Announces Finalists, Member of the Year Voting for 2021 Community Honors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 23, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce finalists for the 2021 Community Honors spotlight awards, presented by AARP Georgia, highlighting Georgia’s LGBTQ+ businesses, nonprofits, and leaders who are charting significant impact for our community. OUT Georgia will use its virtual awards celebration, to be held Thursday,

OUT Georgia’s TGX360 Survey Launched during Transgender Awareness Week 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 15, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to launch its inaugural TGX360 survey during Transgender Awareness Week 2021, which will help gather important data on employment and entrepreneurship needs of Georgia’s transgender and gender expansive (TGX) residents. The TGX360 survey, which is available online in English and

$2 Million in New Grants Aimed for LGBTQ+-owned and Ally Restaurants

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Teams Up Affiliate Chambers and Grubhub To Offer String-Free Funds for Struggling Restaurants Impacted by Covid FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2021 –– America’s vulnerable LGBTQ+-owned restaurants and bars serving food will find a vital lifeline this fall stemming from the partnership formed by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)

Applications Open for OUT Georgia’s Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., September 7, 2021 — OUT Georgia Business Alliance is actively recruiting qualified and diverse applicants for the nonprofit organization’s Board of Directors ahead of its 2022 elections, with a focus on enhancing expertise, minority, statewide, and LGBTQ+ representation. Application Deadline Extended through October 21 “What an exciting time of the

OUT Georgia Opens Nominations for 2021 Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., July 20, 2021 — OUT Georgia Business Alliance has opened community nominations for the 2021 edition of its Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians list to be unveiled in late September 2021. “After we unveiled our first-ever Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians list in 2020, we’re coming back to the community for input

Power of Connection: 2021 LGBTQ+ Business Summit to feature Angelica Ross, Rep. Sam Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., June 1, 2021 — OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to invite Georgia’s LGBTQ+ and ally community to the virtual Power of Connection: 2021 LGBTQ+ Business Summit to be held June 23-24, welcomes from Stacey Abrams and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and keynotes from actress, advocate, and CEO Angelica Ross and Georgia

OUT Georgia Announces New Initiative, Advisory Committee to Advance Economic Equity for TGNC Georgians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., March 24, 2021 — OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce its TGNC360 initiative and advisory committee leadership guiding the organization’s new employment and entrepreneurship effort created by and for Georgia’s Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) community. TGNC360 aims to advance economic equity by providing full-service support to Georgia’s