Despite recent advances in LGBT rights nationwide, there is still much work to be done to achieve full LGBT equality and acceptance in Georgia.
The Georgia legislative session ended without passing a bill that would have legalized discrimination against the LGBT community. Much like Indiana and Arkansas, Georgia was considering a 'license to discriminate' bill. It had already passed the Georgia Senate, and was then tabled by the House Judiciary Committee.
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On Spirit Day, many organizations across the country showed their support by going purple and turning the social media world purple.
From state to state, LGBT orgs went purple for Spirit Day. Below are a sampling of the state LGBT organizations who went purple for Spirit Day.