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.

The new head of the nonprofit that works to elect LGBT candidates talks about her priorities for 2016 and why she doesn't give a fig about Paul Ryan.

November 03 2015 4:00 AM

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

September 11 2014 3:06 PM

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

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

November 01 2013 4:00 AM

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

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

September 12 2013 4:00 AM

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

September 11 2013 6:43 PM

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.

September 03 2013 6:00 AM

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.

August 30 2013 7:00 AM