Category Archives: State of Georgia

Beth Beskin Not Running for Senate District 6

Several months ago, APN reported that Beth Beskin was running in the Republican Primary for State Senate District 6. ¬†Today, however, Beskin told APN that she is not running for the seat anymore. ¬†She said that she had been on a long list of candidates considered for a Fulton County Superior Court judgeship, but that she did not make the […]

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Elly Dobbs, Others Retire from State House

Numerous retirements were announced yesterday at the Georgia House of Representatives. State Rep. Elly Dobbs (D-Atlanta) had been redistricted into a district with State Rep. Sheila Jones (D-Atlanta), which would have forced the two to run against each other. State Rep. Sistie Hudson (D-Sparta), who had been redistricted into a district with State Rep. Mack Jackson (D-Sandersville), also announced her […]

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(IPS) Federal Court Grants Legal Victory to Transgender People

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec 14, 2011 (IPS) – When Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman formerly known as Mr. Glenn Morrison, told her supervisors at the Georgia state legislature where she served as a legislative editor that she would start coming to work dressed as a woman, she was fired. […]

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