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Who will be LGBTQ Nation’s Up & Coming Politician of the Year?

Kimberly Jackson '06
Rev. Kimberly S. Jackson. Photo/Forum for Theological Exploration

Furman University history alumna Kimberly Jackson ’06 has been nominated by LGBTQ Nation as an “Up and Coming Politician of the Year.” Rev. Jackson is seeking a bid to become Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator. She currently serves as interim vicar of the Episcopal Church of the Common Ground, a street ministry in Atlanta. A graduate of Emory School of Theology, she is the first out person of color to be ordained as a priest in the 100-year history of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta.

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