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  • Onslaught of anti-trans legislation highlights urgent need for transgender lawmakers

    As of this March, 82 pieces of anti-transgender legislation have been introduced at the state level in 2021. Already surpassing the 2020 total…

  • What we can all learn from Indigenous trans Peruvian congressional candidate Gahela Cari

    On a Friday morning in February, Gahela Cari, only the second out transgender woman to run for Congress in…

  • The fight for LGBTQ representation inside Mexico’s political parties

    This past February, in the Mexican state of Zacatecas, the Progressive Social Network (RSP) announced their candidate for governor,…

  • Black History Month: 10 Black Queer Trailblazers You Should Know

    Every February, Black History Month serves as a reminder to pay homage to Black politicians, activists, artists and more…

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    Meet the 2020 Victory Congressional Interns!

    In 2020, Victory Institute expanded the Victory Congressional Internship from a Summer-only internship program to a year-round program that…

  • Meet the Spring 2021 Victory Congressional Interns

     Four outstanding LGBTQ undergraduates have been selected nationwide for this Spring's Victory Congressional Internship.The Victory Congressional Internsh…

  • 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…

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    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…

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