|Keisha Waites is the 4th openly|
LGBT member of the Georgia Legislature
Some more information about Ms. Waites is provided by the Georgia Voice:
Waites is the fourth openly gay member of the Georgia General Assembly. State Rep. Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates) made history as Georgia’s first openly gay state lawmaker. She was followed by Rep. Simone Bell (D-Atlanta), who also ran for office as an open lesbian. State Rep. Rashad Taylor (D-Atlanta) was already in the state legislature when he came out as gay last year.
Waites is a contract employee with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. She is also a business owner who owns four houses and rents to low-income families. She holds a degree in political science from Georgia Perimeter College and was a track star at Lakewood High School.Congratulations to Keisha Waites! She joins a growing list of openly gay, African-American politicians who are making a name for themselves.