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Keisha Waites, Perseverance Prevail in Special Election

  (APN) ATLANTA — Keisha Sean Waites, 39, who has sought public office and come quite close to winning several times, finally pulled off a victory on Tuesday, February 07, 2012. ¬†Waites, who has now sought office nine times, began running for office when she was twenty-seven years old.Waites won a Special Election for the House District 60 seat, which […]

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Gay Milton Councilman, Alan Tart, Seeks Reelection

(APN) ATLANTA — City of Milton Councilman Alan Tart (Post 6), an openly homosexual man living with his male partner, David, in the most right-wing city in the State of Georgia, is seeking reelection in the upcoming November 2011 General Election. Previously, Atlanta Progressive News, in partnership with the now-defunct Beacon newspaper, reported on the social and cultural significance of […]

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State Rep. Rashad Taylor Comes Out of the Closet

By Arit Essien, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News, with additional reporting by Matthew Cardinale (APN) ATLANTA — In a noon press conference today, State Rep. Rashad Taylor, who has worked extensively with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, told reporters, “I am a gay man.” Rep. Taylor stood next to his mother, and was surrounded by supporters and fellow legislators as […]

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