Social Studies: Is Atlanta Really An Lgbtq Haven?

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With its huge annual Pride festival and vibrant LGBTQ nightlife scenes, Atlanta is regarded as an LGBTQ haven. Yet when it comes to the overall safety of the city’s diverse populace, serious questions have gone unanswered. This panel will address the concerns and real-time struggles — from MARTA to public health to education — of all the queers and others who call Atlanta home.

6:00pm Doors Open
6:30pm Discussuion Begins
Moderator: Zaida Jones-Sanchez, Features Editor, WUSSY MAG

Panelists include:
Dr. David Holland, Fulton County PrEP Clinic
Officer Cynthia Ramirez, MARTA
Cheryl Courtney-Evans, Founder of TILT
Officer Erik King, City of Atlanta Police Department; and
TAYLOR ALXNDR, Southern Fried Queer Pride.

Presented by Creative Loafing Atlanta and the Center for Civic Innovation, in collaboration with WUSSY MAG

What is Social Studies? It’s a down-and-dirty diatribe on the state of this here city. It’s a conversation series designed to make some noise and simultaneously cut through it. It’s an attempt to pull at the cultural, political, and economic threads shaping Atlanta's future. It’s intellectual and intersectional. And, most importantly, it’s very necessary. A collaboration between Creative Loafing and the Center for Civic Innovation, Social Studies is a free monthly convo series to engage the public around current issues.
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By: Center for Civic Innovation

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