Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) takes place in May to celebrate the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across the United States. The Asian community is the fastest growing ethnic group in the U.S., though one of the most invisible when it comes to representation. This event aims to highlight the achievements and challenges of Southern LGBTQ AAPI people, as we know storytelling creates social change
Our third annual symposium will explore the tangible ways we can create equity for transgender people in housing, employment and healthcare. Please join us for this event!
The LGBTQ Institute, in partnership with Georgia State University, has released its survey findings detailing the life experiences of more than 6,500 LGBTQ Southerners.
President Donald Trump's administration began denying visas to the unmarried, same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and officials and employees of the United Nations this week — making marriage a requirement to be eligible for a visa.
Christine Hallquist “…became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for a governorship by a major party, beating three other candidates in Vermont’s Democratic primary, according to The Associated Press.”
“Mr. Tolbert said he spent 10 days in the hospital, undergoing skin grafts for burns on his back, arms and neck. Mr. Gooden, who was also severely burned, received a month of treatment for his injuries, during which he had to be put into an induced coma.”
“…Logunov said he believed without a doubt that they were attacked because of their sexual orientation — because of “our happiness, our outfits, our affection for each other.”
Panel: “Out of Darkness” serves as a reminder of Nazi persecution then and systemic issues now.