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Read the incredible stories of LGBTQ leaders advancing equality across the U.S. and globe, as well as the recent work of Victory Institute.

  • LGBTQ officials respond to Trump’s tweets about transgender military service

    On the heels of President Trump's announcement banning transgender troops from serving, LGBTQ leaders sprang into action on Wednesday,…

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    LGBTQI activists in South Africa call for repeal of exemptions to performing same-sex marriages

    LGBTQI rights activists are pushing South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize to call for an amendment to repeal…

  • Study examines why women are less likely to run for office

    Above: Rep. Park Cannon is one of the youngest state lawmakers in Georgia history.A recent study by POLITICO, American…

  • Future LGBTIQ candidates meet political party officials in India

    Earlier this month, participants from Victory Institute and Solidarity Foundation’s LGBTIQ Political Leadership Academy organized a Civil Society Forum…

  • Congressional LGBT Caucus denounces amendment to end trans medical care in military

    UPDATE 07/13/17 at 6:00 p.m. EST: The anti-transgender amendment was defeated in a 214-209 vote. The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus…

  • Victory Congressional Fellow becomes only openly trans person working on Capitol Hill

    Brandon Studler, the 2017-18 David Bohnett Victory Congressional Fellow, began his yearlong fellowship on Capitol Hill today. Brandon is…

  • Germany becomes 23rd country to allow same-sex marriage

    On June 29, the German Parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage. Previously, Germany was the largest country in Western Europe…

  • Victory Institute names Brandon Studler as Victory Congressional Fellow

    Victory Institute has named Brandon Studler the 2017-18 David Bohnett Victory Congressional Fellow.This competitive fellowship brings one outstanding young…

  • Victory Institute showcases campaign training in Ottawa

    Earlier this month, Victory Institute’s Director of Domestic Programs, Sheila E. Isong attended The Canadian Centre for Gender +…

  • LGBTQI elected officials meet to advance equality worldwide

    LGBTQI elected officials from 20 countries and six continents will gather on June 29 in Madrid to discuss ways to support…

  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin speaks out against healthcare bill

    Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin took to the floor of the U.S. Senate last night to criticize the secrecy…

  • Serbian president nominates first openly lesbian prime minister

    Last week, Serbia's president nominated Ana Brnabic as Prime Minister. If she is approved by parliament, she will become…

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