OUT Georgia Business Alliance, serving as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and allied chamber of commerce, is proud to share our roundup series Good Finding: Inspiring Member News & Updates.

Charis Books and More Turns 47

Website: https://www.charisbooksandmore.com/

Charis Books and More, the South’s oldest and largest feminist bookstore, is celebrating an incredible 47 years in business!

Charis Books and More specialize in diverse and unique children’s books, feminist and cultural studies books, and LGBTQ fiction as well as general literary fiction. Join them on Saturday, November 6 for an all-day celebration and sale at their location in Decatur, GA.

Authentique Agency Celebrates Six Years

Website: https://authentiqueagency.com/
Certified LGBT-owned Business Enterprise

This week, Authentique Agency celebrated its 6th year of business! “From our origins as Intuition Consulting Firm to our evolution today, we’ve harnessed our #talents and #passion to deliver world-class #marketing strategies to our clients. We’re grateful for the opportunity to do what we love, and look forward to our continued growth.” #BeAuthentique

Glass House Guide Honored as 2021 w3 Silver Award Winner

Website: https://www.glasshouseguide.com/
Certified LGBT-owned Business Enterprise

Glass House Guide was recently announced as a winner in the 16th Annual w3 Awards and received a Silver Award in the category of Marketing Features – Best Use of a Smart Device. A real estate industry first, Glass House Guide leverages AI and machine learning to intelligently answer homebuyers’ questions about real estate listings in a personalized, conversational manner leveraging Amazon Alexa.

Out Front Theatre Company’s Xanadu production featured on Fox 5

Website: https://outfronttheatre.com/

Local FOX 5 Atlanta and Paul Milliken stopped by nonprofit Member Out Front Theatre Company to get an exclusive behind the scenes look at XANADU!

Thrive SS Launches New ‘Thrive 365’ App to Connect Black Gay Men

Website: https://thrivess.org/

Advocacy group and nonprofit Member Thrive SS launches a new app for Black gay and bisexual men living with HIV in metro Atlanta. The “Thrive 365″ app lets users interact, ask questions, access resources, and indicate any food insecurity or housing needs. Thrive SS plans a soft launch on Nov. 2 and a full launch on Nov. 15.

Erica Wright Joins Gateway Center Board of Directors

Website: https://www.gatewayctr.org/

Erica Wright of nonprofit Member U First joins the Board of Directors for the Gateway Center, which has a mission to connect people experiencing homelessness with the support necessary to become self-sufficient and find a permanent home.

Matt Mitchell to Serve as Treasurer for National Gay Wedding Association

Website: https://www.nationalgayweddingassociation.org/

Matt Mitchell of Member Mitchell Event Planning joins the Board of Directors for the National Gay Wedding Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that offers professional and educational resources for Professional Wedding Creatives that are invested in implementing inclusive practices for LGBTQ+ couples.

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OUT Georgia Business Alliance proudly serves as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce.

Since 1994, OUT Georgia Business Alliance (formerly the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) has served the LGBTQ+ and Allied business community by advocating for the most inclusive and equitable business environment; providing support and resources to fuel economic growth; and driving meaningful community connections and impact across the State of Georgia.

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., and is a proud affiliate of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact us at OUTGeorgia.org or info@OUTGeorgia.org.