Chuck Wolfe

Chuck Wolfe is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, a political action committee dedicated to growing the number of openly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender elected officials in the United States. Chuck Wolfe was involved in some very high-profile elections, including Houston’s lesbian mayor Annise Parker; the first out U.S. senator, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin; and the election of four new LGBT members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Keep updated as The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund works to elect more LGBT leaders to public office under the direction of Chuck Wolfe.

Maine gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud’s well-timed coming out ahead of a mysterious whisper campaign instantly made him a national figure.

January 02 2014 5:00 AM

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Senate has confirmed James “Wally” Brewster as the ambassador to the Dominican Republic, despite recent protests from antigay groups in the Caribbean nation.

November 15 2013 3:27 PM

The historic gay political icon is the first openly LGBT elected official to be featured on U.S. postage.

October 10 2013 4:09 PM Updated

America has yet to elect a female president. Does that mean the Rapture will arrive before an LGBT prez does?

August 23 2013 8:00 AM

From fighting for marriage equality to furthering the education of youth, these are only a few of the people who are furthering social and legal justice for the LGBT community through outstanding leadership of nonprofit organizations.

August 13 2013 5:00 AM

Attack ads are pervasive in politics, but none call out antigay candidates — yet. Is now the time to go negative?

July 09 2013 4:00 AM

Even with many of the great strides in LGBT rights that have occurred over the last three decades, our community is still pummeled by HIV.

June 03 2013 4:04 AM

"On this issue this president has fallen far short," a staffer for the Human Rights Campaign says.

May 04 2013 1:21 PM

Rhode Island is on track to be the 10th state in the U.S. to extend full marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples.

April 24 2013 6:32 PM

If confirmed by the Senate, William Thomas of Florida would be the first out gay black man to be a life-tenured federal judge.

November 14 2012 6:07 PM Updated