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  • LGBTQ Legislators Make the Case for Legal Cannabis

    Many LGBTQ elected officials are calling for the legalization of marijuana -- and 4/20 is about as good a…

  • The Power of Community: Interview with Rep. Taylor Small

    Wrapping up Women’s History Month and National Out to Win Day, Rep. Taylor Small gives us insight on the importance of community for…

  • 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…

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