WATCH: GLAAD releases original documentary short on LGBT lives in Georgia

Out exclusively premiered online today GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Georgia, a short documentary profiling the experiences of LGBT advocates and their allies in the Peach State.

This documentary is the second in a series of six films that will share the experiences of, and accelerate acceptance for, LGBT people and communities across the U.S. South. The first, GLAAD Presents: State of Change – South Carolina, was released by the Huffington Post last week.

The short films were produced and directed by Claire Pires as part of GLAAD's Southern Stories program, which is dedicated to accelerating acceptance in America's southern states. The Georgia-based film was screened and followed by a panel on Wednesday at Atlanta's Turner Broadcasting, during GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Tour. As part of the Summer Tour, GLAAD met with local LGBT advocates in six Southern states and bringing attention to their stories.

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The Concert for Love and Acceptance kicked off GLAAD's six-state Southern Stories Summer Tour as we hit the road and travel across the Deep South sharing stories of LGBT Southerners, allies, and advocates. Find out more about GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Tour and get the schedule at

The Concert for Love and Acceptance and GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Tour was produced with support from Major Partner, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, and Official Partner, Honey Maid.