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Annise Parker Named CEO of Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund

Annise Parker Named CEO of Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund

Former Houston mayor Annise Paker announced she has accepted the post of CEO for the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute. According to its website, the Victory Fund works “to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans by increasing the number of openly LGBTQ officials at all levels of government.” The announcement was made on December

State Rep. Mary Gonzalez Nominated for Victory Fund Award

State Representative Mary Gonzalez (D-El Paso) is one of six finalists nominated for the Victory Fund’s first-ever Tammy Baldwin Breakthrough Award. The award was created to honor an up-and-coming state or local LGBT elected official “whose promising political career will move forward equality.” The award is named after Tammy Balwin, an openly-lesbian Democrat who is

Local LGBT Activist Recognized by State Social Work Group

A San Antonio activist will be recognized for his work in the LGBT community by the Texas chapter of the National Association of Social Workers during their annual state conference in Arlington, Texas on October 6. The NASW/Texas will honor Robert Salcido, Jr. with the 2016 Public Citizen of the Year Award, which is given

Local activists participate in campaign training

Activists from San Antonio are representing the city’s LGBT community at political campaign training provided this summer by the Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute and Yale University. Robert Salcido, who works as the San Antonio field organizer for Equality Texas and sits on the boards of the LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Pride Center SA and