OutPower

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

Submit site search
  • A year in the life of a Victory Congressional Fellow

    by Aliya BeanVictory Congressional Fellow 2018-2019Today marks my last day as the Victory Congressional Fellow. Over the past 13…

  • Tunisia's first openly LGBTQ presidential candidate, Mounir Baatour

    Tunisia Sees Its First Openly LGBTQ Presidential Candidate

    Three weeks ago, human rights lawyer and activist Mounir Baatour announced his historic candidacy for President of Tunisia. Baatour…

  • Group Shot in Taiwan

    Victory Around the World: Next Steps for Taiwan’s Marriage Advocates

    This week, Victory Institute hosted twelve coalition leaders from the Marriage Equality Coalition Taiwan (MECT) at our headquarters in…

  • New York State Capitol flies Pride flag after passing hate crime law

    Hate Crime Protections Expand Across the United States

    The Oregon State Assembly recently passed legislation - State Bill 577 - strengthening consequences for perpetrators and will expand…

  • Efrain Soria and other LGBTQ leaders celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in Ecuador

    Ecuador Legalizes Marriage Equality Amidst Promising LGBTQ Progress

    Ecuador has been pulling in major press coverage since its Highest Court ruled to recognize same-sex marriage last week.…

  • Union organizer and Maryland State Rep. Gabriel Acevero

    Spotlight on Maryland State Rep. Gabriel Acevero

    Maryland House of Delegates Member Gabriel Acevero made history in 2018 when he became the first openly LGBTQ Afro-Latino…

  • Queering Reproductive Justice

    Victory Institute’s 2018-2019 David Bohnett Victory Congressional Fellow, Aliya Bean, explores reproductive health care policy in the LGBTQ community…

  • LGBTQ activists march in Botswana

    High Court of Botswana Decriminalizes Homosexuality

    Last Tuesday, LGBTQ people in Botswana rejoiced after the nation's High Court struck down laws that criminalized homosexuality. Botswanans…

  • Guatemala Congressman-elect Aldo Dávila with Hernández and Félix

    Aldo Dávila Expected to Become First Openly LGBTQ Congressman in Guatemala 

    Aldo Dávila is expected to become the first openly gay Congressman in Guatemala. According to local media, Dávila has…

  • Meet the South Africa Class of 2019

    The South Africa LGBTIQ Political Leadership Learning Institute Class of 2019Meet the 29 outstanding LGBTIQ leaders selected out of…

  • Conference Attendees

    LGBTQ Leaders Convene in Colombia as Italy Elects Its First Trans Mayor

    In May, Victory Institute hosted its 4th LGBTI Political Leaders of the Americas Conference in Bogotá, Colombia. The conference…

  • Leadership Summit Attendees

    Birmingham Leadership Summit with Senator Doug Jones

    Victory Institute held another successful LGBTQ leadership summit in Birmingham, Alabama! Some key takeaways and browse through a few…

Load More