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  • No on Initiative 1552

    Anti-LGBTQ activists push discriminatory Washington initiative

    Washington could join the list of states that police the use of bathrooms and public accommodations if a ballot initiative passes this…

  • Leo Varadkar

    Leo Varadkar to become Ireland’s first LGBTQ prime minister

    Leo Varadkar will become Ireland's first openly LGBTQ prime minister -- and just the fourth openly LGBTQ person to…

  • LGBTQ mayors denounce Trump’s climate change decision

    In the wake of the Trump administration's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, local and state…

  • Anger into action: Our year so far

    Following the election in November, many LGBTQ people were distraught but energized. So Victory Institute worked to turn anger into…

  • Victory Institute announces 2017 Bohnett Leaders Fellows

    Victory Institute has selected 10 outstanding LGBTQ public officials from across the U.S. for the prestigious Bohnett Leaders Fellowship, a program…

  • Governor Kate Brown Signs Trans Equality Bill

    LGBTQ governor signs historic trans equality bill in Oregon

    Openly bisexual Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a historic transgender equality bill into law Wednesday. The law will make…

  • Meet the 2017 Victory Empowerment Fellows

    The Victory Institute is proud to announce the 2017 Victory Empowerment Fellows. These 12 individuals are change-makers who are…

  • Nevada and Connecticut Ban Conversion Therapy on LGBTQ Youth as Out Lawmakers Lead the Way

    In a matter of two weeks, Nevada and Connecticut became the seventh and eighth U.S. states to ban conversion…

  • LGBTIQ activists reunite for political leadership academy in India

    Last weekend, Solidarity Foundation and Victory Institute hosted the second module of the Political Leadership Academy for LGBTIQ People in…

  • Equality Act Introduction

    Full Circle: From Pulse to the Reintroduction of the Equality Act

    A Note from Victory Institute Congressional Fellow Midushi Pandey:I remember standing on the steps of the Capitol, sweating in…

  • Meet the 2017 Victory Congressional Interns

    Twelve outstanding LGBTQ undergraduates have been selected for this summer’s Victory Congressional Internship.The Victory Congressional Internship (VCI) is dev…

  • Steve Kirkland, Aisha Moodie-Mills, Robert Gallegos, Annise Parker, Mike Laster, Houston, LGBTQ

    Victory Institute trains 30 LGBTQ Texans in Houston

    On Saturday, April 22, Victory Institute, in partnership with Equality Texas, held its second LGBTQ leadership summit of the…

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