Gay Politics

Gay Politics is a project of Victory Fund, and covers the intersection of politics and the fight for equality for gays and lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people. Gay Politics follows key stories about electoral politics, with an emphasis on the campaigns and careers of openly LGBT candidates and elected officials.

The non-partisan Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute are the only national organizations dedicated to helping LGBT leaders win office and serve effectively at all levels of government.

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  • Gay man chosen to lead Washington state Senate

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- State Sen. Ed Murray (D-Seattle) will become just the second openly LGBT person to lead a state senate chamber after his Democratic colleagues on Tuesday night chose him as majority leader of the…