In three weeks, nurse practitioner Dawn Adams will take her seat as the first openly gay woman to serve in the Virginia General Assembly. On Monday, Latino Victory Fund released an ad depicting a group of diverse children being chased down by Confederate flag-waving truck with a Ed Gillespie campaign bumper sticker on the back. Victory Fund support is acknowledged as the determinative factor in the successful election or appointment of endorsed LGBT candidates. The Advocate and Lambda Literary rank the literary classics of the queer community. Personnel is policy, and the lack of LGBTQ perspectives and voices in this administration inevitably leads to policies that target and harm our community. Here's How To Get Started Hillary Clinton may have lost the presidential election, but her defeat motivated thousands of women to consider running for office.
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Police investigating threat against first-ever St. There is the prospect that straight colleagues with limited contact with the gay community will feel more comfortable after working with gay colleagues. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry. After the campaign, Parker referred to the Victory Fund as her "secret weapon" and thanked the organization for its help. Wolfe wore two hats in his role. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Washington, DC - June 13, — Today Danica Roem beat three Democratic primary challengers to become the first out transgender candidate to win a state legislative primary in Virginia, and taking her one-step closer to becoming the only out trans state legislator in the entire nation.
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In , 67 of the group's 88 endorsed candidates won their elections. The organization also offers programs and training to elected officials. Mike Miller , in November. The Victory Fund was founded in The photo was taken when he was mayor of San Antonio and she was mayor of Houston.
Nevertheless, the newcomer emerged victorious, unseating Clark with 52 percent of the vote. Thanks to the Supreme Court, however, those limits are nearly meaningless — so much so that the Democratic Party just set up an entity that will allow it to collect individual checks exceeding a million dollars. The cover is visually disturbing. For more than 25 years, we have helped elect hundreds of LGBTQ candidates who pushed equality forward for our community. Even after Citizens United v.