The Hilton Atlanta Flight terminal was the scene on Saturday afternoon for the return of the State of Black Gay America Top, a lunch and panel collection bringing together black LGBT community participants as well as allies to go over concerns affecting the neighborhood. The occasion, first kept in 2007, was back for Black Gay Pride weekend after a 2 year lack.
The summit, organized by SBGA Summit Founder as well as Chairman Gregory Allen, was emceed by Pastor Troy Sanders of Rehoboth Fellowship of Atlanta, a brand-new LGBT-affirming church set up to begin weekly solutions in November.
There was a heavy political presence up, with lesbian state Rep. Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta), state Sen. Vincent Fort (D-Atlanta), Fulton County Sheriff prospect Charles Rambo, and Rafer Johnson, the freely gay prospect for House Area 62, in attendance.
Ft, who was additionally in attendance at the Confidence and Equality Discussion Forum on Friday, was identified in the park on Sunday for Black Gay Pride and took part in the Stand and also Stand For Progress Monday, kept in mind the successful step by him as well as LGBT teams to obtain the Georgia Department of Neighborhood Wellness to reverse a proposed modification that would have reduced several HIV medications from favored status on Medicaid's formulary.
That and other issues were addressed at panels throughout the day, including ones on transgender issues, faith, politics, home entertainment and social networks and black LGBT health and wellness.
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