Dalila Ali Rajah
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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.

There are at least 1,043 out LGBTQ+ people in elected office around the nation, up 5.8 percent from a year ago.

August 19 2022 10:50 AM

A total of 1,008 out candidates are seeking political office this year, exceeding 2020's record.

July 22 2022 7:15 PM

Queer and trans kids are under attack in every corner of our country. Without having a seat at the political table, the onslaught will continue.

April 02 2022 8:00 AM

More than 50 Arizona LGBTQ+ activists and allies call on the Human Rights Campaign to urge Sinema to back filibuster reform so that key legislation can move forward.

January 19 2022 9:55 PM

Victories in Tuesday's election will push the number over that mark when all the winners take office, and the candidates represent the diversity of the LGBTQ+ population.

November 04 2021 9:34 AM

Drawing political boundaries in the middle of areas with significant LGBTQ+ populations is a wily way for conservatives to hold on to power.

August 11 2021 8:10 PM