Victory Fund

Read the latest news about Victory Fund, a major LGBT nonprofit organization helmed by Chuck Wolfe. Victory Fund works to train and elect LGBT politicians across the United States, and it has succeeded in establishing at least one representative in every state. Learn more about its work to elect Houston's lesbian mayor Annise Parker, the first out U.S. senator, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, and the election of LGBT members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Victory Fund not only provides funds for political campaigns, it advises candidates on how to win.
Victory Fund CEO Chuck Wolfe to Step Down

Victory Fund CEO Chuck Wolfe to Step Down

Wolfe, whose group has helped elect numerous LGBT candidates to office during his tenure, will leave at the end of the year.

Has Gay Congressman Outraced the Whisperers in Maine?

Has Gay Congressman Outraced the Whisperers in Maine?

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

Senate Unanimously Confirms Gay Ambassador to Dominican Republic

Senate Unanimously Confirms Gay Ambassador to Dominican Republic

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.

Editor’s Letter: Time for LGBT Voters to Mature

Editor’s Letter: Time for LGBT Voters to Mature

We, as LGBT voters and givers of campaign dollars, have to be especially discerning.

Harvey Milk to Be Honored on U.S. Postage Stamp
January 07 2014 6:47 PM ET

Harvey Milk to Be Honored on U.S. Postage Stamp

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

Op-ed: Why Christine Quinn Didn't Win With LGBT Voters

Op-ed: Why Christine Quinn Didn't Win With LGBT Voters

Rather than being a rejection of an LGBT political candidate, it showed that we’ve moved beyond identity politics.

New York City Adds Three Out City Council Members

NYC Adds 3 Out City Council Members

Four out of five boroughs have gay or lesbian members of the City Council.

What's Wrong With Exxon?

What's Wrong With Exxon?

In 2012, and again in 2013, HRC gave Exxon Mobil a negative 25 out of 100 possible points on its annual Corporate Equality Index. Here’s why.

Meet Rep. Brian Sims: Philly's Brains and Brawn With a Cause

Meet Rep. Brian Sims: Philly's Brains and Brawn With a Cause

Pennsylvania's first openly gay elected official on being an out athlete, Russia's antigay Winter Olympics, and serving the Northeast's lone marriage equality holdout.

Op-ed: Hillary 2016 and Tammy 2020?

Op-ed: Hillary 2016 and Tammy 2020?

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

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