Victory Fund announces 2013 “10 Races to Watch”

    Gay Politicshttp://www.gaypolitics.com/2013/10/22/victory-fund-announces-2013-10-races-to-watch/ The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund today announced its annual “Races to Watch” list featuring openly LGBT candidates, naming 10 candidates involved in groundbreaking runs for political office this year. Victory has endorsed a total of 85 out candidates for 2013, an all-time high for an odd numbered year.


  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.gaypolitics.com

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AZ: “Kyrsten Sinema Becomes Nation’s First Openly Bi Congresswoman” | Advocate.com

Proponents of homosexuality laud primary victories in NH, DE, RI, NY

“LGBT candidates come out in force for 2012 election”

You get what you vote for: More “openly gay” legislators means more “pro-LGBT” legislation

KY: “Gay candidate declines to seek funds from national gay group”

    Lexington Herald-Leader: “Matthew Vanderpool, an openly gay candidate for a state House seat in Fayette County, has decided not to accept or pursue about $15,000 in campaign funds from [the Victory Fund] that provides financial and campaign support to gay and lesbian political candidates. … ‘I have no “gay agenda.” My goal is to serve the people in the House District 45 without prejudice, arbitrarily dismissing no one because of their race, sex, nation, origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party affiliation, personal or professional beliefs.’”


  • Posted: 07/20/2010
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: bluegrasspolitics.bloginky.com

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“LGBT representation in Congress could double”

“Gays, lesbians elected in record numbers Tuesday”

    GayPolitics.com: “The group [The Victory Fund], which endorses openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) candidates, endorsed a slate of 79 contenders for 2009 races, a new record for a non-federal election year. Of those, 49 won their races outright and six are still unfinished. Thirteen additional openly gay candidates also won Tuesday.”


  • Posted: 11/06/2009
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  • Category: Miscellaneous

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“Six LGBT Americans named to lead Democratic Party”

“Obama hires LGBT Presidential Appointments Project leader”