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International LGBT Leaders Conference has Record Attendance

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 12.10.2016 | Home
Peter D. Rosenstein

The Victory Fund Institute 2016 International LGBT Leaders Conference planners were the first to admit this year's conference was not what they had an...

17 Ways We Can Work Toward Justice for All

Nina Flores | Posted 06.30.2016 | Home
Nina Flores

Legalizing same-sex marriage is a huge victory, but it is not the finish line of justice. Inequality takes many forms, and people are still waiting on their ability to live freely, safely, or, just to live.

Here's Why You Shouldn't Back a Candidate Just Because He's Gay

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Michelangelo Signorile

Do you think it's in the best interest of LGBT people to add another GOP seat to the House of Representatives? Whether you're gay or straight, pro- or anti-LGBT, you couldn't answer that question with anything other than a firm "No!"

LGBT Group Endorses Gay Republicans Running For Congress

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Home

The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund announced its endorsement Tuesday of two New England Republicans running for Congress: Richard Tisei, a former Massac...

Freedom to Work and the New LGBT Advocacy Paradigm

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Dana Beyer

National organizations that are structured more like campaigns, or that serve one particular community or cause, along with the legal organizations and the research organizations, have been increasingly effective relative to the multi-issue organizations. The question is why.

Jason Linkins

Rep. Ralph Hall Has Amusing Cocktail Party Mix-Up | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.13.2013 | Home

It isn't every day that something actually interesting happens at a Beltway soiree, but last week, there was something of a near-miss "La Cage aux Fol...

The 20th Anniversary Of A New Year's Resolution

Cindy Abel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Cindy Abel

In 1993 I made my longest-lasting new year's resolution: Never again would I lie about my orientation unless it put me or those around me in physical danger. "I'll pump gas for a living and live in a shack if I have to," I thought, imagining the worst-case scenario, "but I'll live in truth."

30 Days Of LGBT Holiday Giving: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home

For the rest of the holiday season, in lieu of a traditional gift guide, we'll be featuring a different LGBT organization every day for our "30 Days O...

WATCH: 'Critical Thinking' Gives LGBT Post-Election Analysis

Waymon Hudson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Waymon Hudson

Without a doubt, election night was a landslide victory for equality. Watching the historic results roll in on issues and candidates that matter to the progress of civil rights for LGBTQ people was truly a snapshot of just how much, and how quickly, this country has changed on social issues.

Victory Fund: Rethinking for the Future

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Peter D. Rosenstein

The time has come for the Victory Fund to take a look in the mirror and perhaps rethink their mission.

Do The Math: Party Matters In The Fight For LGBT Equality

Rep. Barney Frank | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Rep. Barney Frank

There is simply no logical basis whatsoever for arguing that voting for Republicans this year is a good way to advance LGBT legal equality. Yet the Log Cabin Republicans argue exactly that. Given the stakes for our rights in this election, it is important to examine their rationale.

12 Openly LGBT Candidates Involved In Groundbreaking Runs For Office

Posted 02.02.2016 | Home

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund today announced its annual "Races to Watch" list featuring openly LGBT candidates, naming 12 candidates involved in gro...

The Victory Fund Talks Electing LGBT Politicians With Gay Chicago TV

Waymon Hudson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Waymon Hudson

Getting directly involved in politics and having our voices heard is vitally important to the movement for LGBT equality. That is why we need to run for office at every level of government.

Will DC's Old Boy Network Block First Openly Gay U.S. Senator?

Chuck Wolfe | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Chuck Wolfe

It's time our Senate looked more like America; it needs more dedicated public servants like Tammy Baldwin, whose honesty, drive and passion are the same qualities that distinguish us as Americans and shape our national character.

It's Chow Time at the White House, Brother

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Aubrey Sarvis

What gays and lesbians are looking for -- and will be marching for on Sunday -- is nothing special, and that's exactly the point. It's what every other American already has: equal treatment under the law

Michelle, Hillary, and Maureen at the DNC

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Aubrey Sarvis

Senator Clinton gave a performance that even Maureen described as "electrifying." Until I read the Dowd column this morning, I thought the hardest of the hardcore Hillary haters would be won over. But no.