Erie Gives and GEAE Sponsorships

This year has proven to be quite...unique. Our usual programming has moved to the virtual world and our fundraising and social events have changed or been moved to next year. That doesn't change that GEAE is here advocate and education our broader area and provide...

Pride month is over, but summer is still here

All around the country rallies, activities, gatherings of all sorts are cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19. It is definitely a time to keep a distance and be safe. Here is a list of things you can do indoors and outdoors during the summer, while staying safe. 1....

2020 GEAE Pride Scholarship

Scholarship Application Deadline: EXTENDED TO JULY 31ST Scholarships are once again open for the 2020-2021 school year. This year GEAE will award three $1,000 scholarships to  applicants between the age of 17-25. Applicants need to be residents of Erie County,...

Services and Resources for COVID-19

We have curated a list of services and resources that might be helpful during this time of social distancing and stay-at-home orders. Most are local entities, but others are regional or national. Please pass along to anyone in need. We will update the list as more...

Mission Statement

“The Greater Erie Alliance for Equality, Inc. (GEAE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the region’s LGBT community and its straight allies through educational programs, social events, and opportunities for service, which are designed to strengthen our voice and improve the quality of life in northwestern Pennsylvania.”

We look forward to continuing to advance our mission to create a safe and welcoming community for all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity through quality educational programs, service opportunities, and social events with the funds generated from this event. On behalf of the Board of Directors and advisory council, thank you again to our donors and sponsors throughout the year!

Our 2020 Sponsors

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GEAE’s Commitment to Erie

Commitment to Service

GEAE’s programs include service to our LGBTQ community and the wider Erie region as we strive for equality. We Give Back to multiple organizations in our region that not only help promote equality but provide a better standard of living for our residents.

Commitment to Education

GEAE has specialized training services for LGBT Competency, Bystander Training, and other business-oriented programs. We can also create a program for needs.

Commitment to Community

GEAE knows that we need to better connect to one another and provide support. Whether it is our Regional GSA for LGBTQ youth, educational events for seniors or networking opportunities with other like-minded organizations, GEAE strives to continue the conversation of equality for all.