Park Cannon

Park Cannon, the Black, Queer, Millennial Woman in the Georgia State House, is a Very Vocal Minority

Park Cannon is one of just four openly LGBTQ Black officials in state legislatures nationwide. Here, she tells Colorlines about her unorthodox path to becoming a state representative, the homophobia she faced during the election and some of the things that inspired her along the way.

This Queer Woman of Color Just Won a Seat in the Georgia House

Park Cannon will be the third openly gay member of the Georgia House.