Gia Drew (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. Born and raised in the Boston area, Gia has called Maine home for more than 20 years.
With your support, we'll be able to continue our work to build the leaders of today and tomorrow, strengthen state-based LGBTQ+ organizations, and make critical progress on the issues that matter most—like protecting transgender people, ending HIV criminalization and ensuring access to care, and banning conversion therapy across the country.