FIERCE and Southerners on New Ground (SONG) Release Groundbreaking Reports at Creating Change Conference in Houston, TX

SONG has been hard at work over the past 12 months developing a rural and small town organizing program for LGBTQ people in the South. We’ve done a lot of research and have talked to a lot of people. Our membership and allies across the region and the country have been invaluable to this process and we can’t thank you enough for your insight, experience, and cheers of encouragement! We’re calling our program Small Town South and will be rolling it out over the next …

20 Years// Now More Than Ever

This year has been marked by SONG’s hard work to come together, defeat fear, and unleash power. The heart of the history of the Queer Liberation struggle has been about the will to take our lives back in order to live them on our terms. We often say, “We are looking for the people who are looking for us.” That has never been truer than this year. People all over the South have come forth out of wood-paneled gay bars, …

Not One More by Moya Bailey

The hypocrisy of the United States is sometimes difficult for me to understand. President Barack Obama battles racism daily as the the leader of the so called “free world,” but participates in the use of state power that hurts other marginalized groups.This country, built on stolen land and labor, genocide and enslavement, has the audacity to try and enforce illegal borders created by broken treaties. How can the United States participate in oppressive economic and political actions around the world …

Undocumented Georgians, Racial Justice Leaders and LGBT Leaders Demand an Immediate End to Detentions and Deportations

Press Contacts:  Paulina Helm-Hernandez, Southerners on New Ground (404) 919-1412 Undocumented Georgians, Racial Justice Leaders and LGBT Leaders Demand an Immediate End to Detentions and Deportations What: Rally & Press Conference When: 10:30am Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Where: 180 Spring St, Atlanta, GA Who: Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR), Southerners on New Ground (SONG), members of comities poplars from across the state, Project South, other supporters Background:  The Obama Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have deported …

Indigo Girls Show to Benefit SONG – January 4th in ATL !

Come Celebrate 20 years of SONG and some of our favorite LYRICAL lesbian songbirds the Indigo Girls – who will be performing a benefit show in Atlanta on January 4th, 2014 !!! Click here to buy your tickets NOW!