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