Gia (she/her) is the Executive Director at EqualityMaine, whose mission is to protect and advance full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Mainers by creating an inclusive and intersectional movement through political action, community building, education, engagement and collaboration. Gia has been with EqualityMaine since serving as a volunteer in 2012. She serves on multiple committees and boards, including the Maine Advisory Board to the US Commission on Civil Rights and the MaineCare Advisory Committee. Gia earned a BFA from Syracuse University and a MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and was a high school teacher and coach for 20 years.

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