Evening for Equality honors leaders, activists The GA Voice Editors June 10, 2011 Features MORE INFORMATION: Evening for EqualityThursday, June 23, 7 p.m.Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center800 Spring St. NWAtlanta, GA 30308www.georgiaequality.org The honorees include Bill Nigut of the Anti-Defamation League; Macon AIDS activist Johnny Fambro; State Rep. Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates), who was the first openly gay state legislator; and Oliva Long, executive director of AIDS Athens. Georgia Equality has also beefed up its silent auction offerings which this year include tickets to a number of local theaters; original artwork from local artists including Robert Sherer, William Cash and Andrew Kosten; signed pieces from Melissa Etheridge, Dolly Parton, Lady Gaga, Elton John; and several travel packages including a three-night stay in Blue Ridge. Top photo: State Rep. Karla Drenner is among the honorees at this year’s Evening for Equality (Courtesy Georgia House) SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website − 3 = two Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.