Most Read Articles>> Alpharetta church organist says he was forced to resign for being gay
>> Atlanta Pride announces 'Stonewall Month' schedule of events
>> Gay rights flip-flopper Karen Handel runs for U.S. Senate
>> Ga. Rep. Simone Bell named a 'Harvey Milk Champion of Change'
>> SAGE Atlanta announces referral help line for LGBT seniors
Douglas, Damon dramatize Liberace’s steamy showbiz affair
LGBTQ Nation | 23 May 2013 | 9:00 pm
FL Teen Arrested For Same-Sex Relationship Considers Plea Deal
Queerty | 23 May 2013 | 7:57 pm
LGBT Groups React To Boy Scouts Change
Joe. My. God. | 23 May 2013 | 6:18 pm
Resolution To Repeal Nevada's Gay Marriage Ban Clears Assembly
On Top Magazine Headlines | 23 May 2013 | 5:22 pm
Anti-Gay Activist Commits Suicide in Notre Dame Cathedral: Updates, Analysis
The Bilerico Project | 23 May 2013 | 4:30 pm
|Atlanta Stonewall Democrats issue endorsements in local, state races|
|by Laura Douglas-Brown|
|June 21, 2010 12:53|
Two openly gay candidates are among the 20 endorsements issued today by the Atlanta Stonewall Democrats.
The gay political group announced its endorsements for the July 20 Democratic primary, as well as several races on the Nov. 2 general election ballot.
The endorsements include lesbian candidate Joan Garner, who faces fellow lesbian Keisha Waites and several other candidates in the Democratic primary for Fulton County Commission District 6, as well as Tim Riley, who is openly gay and running for State Senate District 47.
Garner, a longtime LGBT rights advocate and expert on social justice and philanthropy, has also been endorsed by Georgia Equality, the national Lesbian & Gay Victory Fund, and the Atlanta-North Georgia Labor Council, AFL-CIO.
Atlanta Stonewall Democrats will host a meet-and-greet event with its endorsed candidates on Wednesday, June 30, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Roxx Tavern on Cheshire Bridge Road.
“We look forward to supporting our endorsed candidates throughout the campaign season, and we are excited to have such a large class of fair-minded Democrats running for office in 2010," Tim Cairl, chair of Atlanta Stonewall Democrats, said in a press release announcing the endorsements.
Here is the full list of Atlanta Stonewall Democrats' endorsements:
Secretary of State – Michael Mills
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by ZooTemplate.Com