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  • Jimena Caballero and Dayanna Hernandez

    Costa Rica may have its first openly transgender Parliamentary candidate

    Some of the VAMOS pre-candidates in Costa Rica: Jimena Caballero, civil rights defender, and Dayanna Hernandez, trans activistIn Costa…

  • Honduras LGBTQ activists

    Candidates in Honduras sign agreement to boost political participation of underrepresented groups

    Ahead of the November elections in Honduras, Afrodescendants, indigenous people, women, youth, people with disabilities, human rights defenders, and…

  • Denver Candidate & Campaign Training

    Denver Candidate & Campaign Training is largest training class in four years

    The Victory Institute team was in Denver this past weekend at our third and final Candidate & Campaign Training…

  • ANC logo on a rainbow background

    South African trainee fights for LGBTI political inclusion

    Victory Institute international program trainee Mpho Buntse is leading a historic effort to increase LGBTQ representation in South Africa's…

  • Supporting the next generation of diverse LGBTQ leaders

    Samuel Yu, former Victory Congressional Intern and current Leadership Programs Intern, writes about the importance of training the next…

  • Mary Gonzalez tweet:

    #BiWeek Twitter chat recap

    As part of last week’s #BiWeek, we joined GLAAD for a #BiWeek Twitter chat – where we chatted three…

  • #BiWeek Twitter Chat

    #BiWeek Twitter Chat with elected officials on Sept. 21

    Victory Institute and GLAAD have teamed up for a #BiWeek Twitter Chat on Thursday, September 21 as part of GLAAD’s…

  • California State Legislature

    California State Assembly votes to decriminalize HIV

    The California State Assembly passed Bill SB-239 last week, decriminalizing HIV-positive status and reducing the penalty for intentionally exposing…

  • Honduras activists

    LGBTI candidates prepare for the upcoming elections in Honduras

     Victory Institute and its partners SOMOS CDC, Caribe Afirmativo, and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) organized two consecutive workshops for LGBT…

  • Edith Windsor

    Mourning the loss of Edith Windsor, plaintiff in marriage equality case

    Victory Institute President & CEO Aisha C. Moodie-Mills released the following statement in response to the passing of Edith…

  • participants in a training in Colombia

    Colombian government and ELN rebels agree to ceasefire

    Above: Meeting on impacts of political and electoral reforms resulting from the implementation of the Peace Agreement on the…

  • Nashville

    Fighting Back Against Anti-LGBTQ “Nashville Statement”

    A group of Evangelical Christians released a manifesto entitled the “Nashville Statement” last Friday in Nashville, Tennessee. The group…

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