SOJOURN host Hanukkah party at Rush Center [PHOTOS]

Latkes were eaten, dreidels were spun and menorahs were lit as SOJOURN hosted a Hanukkah party on Wednesday evening at the Phillip Rush Center Annex. Check out our photo gallery below from a fun night! (P...

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SAGE conducting housing survey for Atlanta’s LGBT elders

SAGE, an organization for LGBT seniors, is currently conducting a survey of LGBT adults in the Atlanta area to find out what their needs and wants are for housing.

To take the survey, click here.

It takes about 10 minutes to complete and questions include if people want to live in a inclusive facility, one that includes LGBT and heterosexual residents; if one prefers to live in their own home but have services provided; how much people are willing to pay; as well as age and health needs.

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F.R.O.G.S. Cantina raises funds for Rush Center expansion


Every Tuesday in August, Midtown eatery F.R.O.G.S. Cantina will donate a portion of its sales to the Phillip Rush Center expansion project announced earlier this year.

The Rush Center, Atlanta's LGBT community center, opened in 2008 and is managed by Georgia Equality and the Health Initiative.

In late March, the stakeholders of the center announced a plan to expand its current space by some 1,700 square feet, which will be used for a new event space. Additional office space will also be created as part of the expansion.

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Local LGBT groups continue fundraising drives


In late March, the stakeholders of the Phillip Rush Center, Atlanta's LGBT community center, announced a plan to expand its current space by some 1,700 square feet. In the two months since, tens of thousands of dollars have been raised, according to Georgia Equality's Jeff Graham.

“It's our second expansion and we hope that the community will continue to support us to ensure there is a safe, accessible LGBT space here in Atlanta,” Graham told GA Voice.

Georgia Equality and the Health Initiative are jointly responsible for the space where several local LGBTQ nonprofits are based.