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  • Meet the Fall 2021 Victory Congressional Interns

    We are proud to announce the congressional placements of four interns for the Fall 2021 Victory Congressional Internship cohort!The Victory…

  • Our Perspective: Interning and Volunteering at LGBTQ Victory Institute

    Hi everyone! My name is Karolina Viera (she/her), and I am the 2021 summer Leadership Programs Intern. I have managed several projects for the Victory team, in…

  • Victory Institute names Benjamin Hong Starr as the 2021-2022 Victory Congressional Fellow

    Benjamin Hong Starr is the newest Victory Congressional Fellow named by LGBTQ Victory Institute.This competitive fellowship brings one outstanding…

  • Victory Congressional Internship: Alumni Spotlight

    We sat down with Vanessa Alva (She/They), a Victory Congressional Internship (VCI) alumna from the 2018 cohort to learn…

  • Remembering Trailblazing Ambassador Jim Hormel

    Today, we're mourning the loss of a close friend and LGBTQ advocate, Ambassador James Hormel.In 1999, despite fierce homophobic…

  • Meet the 2021 Victory Empowerment Fellows!

    LGBTQ Victory Institute is proud to announce the 2021 Victory Empowerment Fellows — our program designed for LGBTQ leaders…

  • Exclusive Coverage: 2021 Out for America

    LGBTQ Victory Institute recently released the 2021 Out for America report, our annual look at the numbers and demographics…

  • Under the Rainbow Archways: A Look into the White House Pride Exhibit

    Last month, lights on the arches lining the Ground Floor of the White House illuminated its hallways with rainbow hues…

  • In Nicaragua Persecution is ‘the Order of the Day’

    The U.S. has over 987 openly LGBTQ elected officials, and we’ve made the case for why representation matters time and time again.…

  • U.S. Congresswoman Sharice Davids speaks at the 2018 International LGBTQ Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.

    Report: Queer Cis Women Candidates Outperform Queer Cis Men

    A new LGBTQ Victory Institute report shows queer cisgender women* run for office at significantly lower rates than queer cisgender men,…

  • Your Silence is Not Helping: How to Put Anti-Racism Into Practice

    My name is Karolina Viera, and I grew up in one of the most diverse cities in the U.S.,…

  • Meet the Summer 2021 Victory Congressional Interns

     We are proud to announce the congressional placements of sixteen interns for the Summer 2021 Victory Congressional Internship cohort!…

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