LGBT voters raise funds for Simone Bell [PHOTOS]

At an LGBT fundraiser on April 23, state Rep. Simone Bell made a passionate plea to supporters for not only their money but their votes on May 20. Bell, the first openly gay African-American lesbian elected to ...
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Election wrap-up: Gay winners and losers from Tuesday’s primary

Three out of four openly gay incumbents in the Georgia General Assembly proved victorious in Tuesday's primary, while gay challengers in contested races were less successful. A lesbian attorney also won a seat on the Fulton County State Court in the July 31 vote.

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Lesbian state Rep. Simone Bell comes out ahead in primary battle

Ga. Rep. Simone Bell, the first openly lesbian African-American state legislator in the nation, is headed for victory in the Democratic primary for State House District 58.

With 95.82 percent of precincts reporting, Bell has 59.02 percent of the vote, compared to 40.98 percent for Rep. Ralph Long, according to unofficial results from the Fulton County election office.