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  • VOTE NOW: 2020 Tammy Baldwin Breakthrough Award

    The LGBTQ Victory Institute Tammy Baldwin Breakthrough Award is given annually to an up-and-coming state or local LGBTQ elected…

  • Maximiliano Ferraro

    Q&A: Meet Argentina Congressman Maximiliano Ferraro

    After two terms as legislator in Buenos Aires, Maximiliano Ferrara was elected to the National Congress of Argentina.  Victory…

  • Meet the Fall 2020 Victory Congressional Interns

    Four outstanding LGBTQ undergraduates have been selected nationwide for this Fall’s Victory Congressional Internship.The Victory Congressional Internship (VCI)…

  • My Virtual Candidate and Campaign Training Experience

    Guest post by July Virtual Candidate & Campaign Training Attendee: Jer Adrianne Lelliott (she/they)I came to the Victory Institute…

  • Former El Salvador Trainee Aleja Menjívar Becomes Formal Central American Parliament Candidate

    Elections for El Salvador’s representatives of the Central American Parliament, or PARLACEN, will take place February of next year.…

  • Meet the Dominican Republic Class of 2020

    Meet the 32 outstanding LGBTIQ leaders selected for this year’s LGBTI political leadership training in the Dominican Republic. These…

  • First Transgender Mayor in France Marie Cau Makes LGBTQ History

    This May, the northeastern French town of Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes marked a significant achievement in the country's history when it elected…

  • Meet the 2020 Victory Empowerment Fellows

    LGBTQ Victory Institute is proud to announce the 2020 Victory Empowerment Fellows — our program designed for LGBTQ leaders…

  • Black queer and trans officials lead fight against white supremacy and state violence

    As we enter this year's Pride month, Black LGBTQ leaders are fighting for intersectional police reform solutions as Black…

  • ‘A knee on the neck of Black America’

    America is grieving. Another Black American, George Floyd, was senselessly killed by a police officer, adding another name to…

  • Meet the Summer 2020 Victory Congressional Interns

    Twelve outstanding LGBTQ undergraduates have been selected nationwide for this summer’s Victory Congressional Internship.The Victory Congressional Internship (…

  • Coronavirus Pandemic Responses from LGBTQ Elected Officials: Update #1

    In these uncertain and unprecedented times, LGBTQ elected officials have stepped up to the place to lead their communities,…

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