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ADVISORY: LGBTQ Democratic National Convention Event Celebrates LGBTQ Political Power and Representation


Event Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020; 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET

CONTACT: Elliot Imse, Senior Director of Communications

                  elliot.imse@victoryfund.org, 646.957.4740


LGBTQ Democratic National Convention Event “Voices of Victory” Celebrates LGBTQ Political Power and Representation


LGBTQ Victory Institute event features Pete Buttigieg with performances by Melissa Etheridge and Billy Porter; Appearances by US Senator Tammy Baldwin, Governors Kate Brown and Jared Polis, US Representatives Sharice Davids and Chris Pappas, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, among many others


Washington, DC – Dozens of LGBTQ elected officials, celebrities and leaders will join LGBTQ Victory Institute for its “Voices of Victory: Our Convention Celebration” this Thursday at 7:30pm ET on Facebook Live. The event – an official partner event of the Democratic National Convention – will celebrate LGBTQ political power and the contributions of LGBTQ elected officials and leaders during these unprecedented times.


“Voices of Victory” will feature Pete Buttigieg, performances by Melissa Etheridge and Billy Porter, as well as special guests Matt Bomer and Peppermint. Dozens of LGBTQ elected officials will also make appearances, including US Senator Tammy Baldwin, Governors Kate Brown and Jared Polis, US Representatives Sharice DavidsChris Pappas and Mark Takano, Attorneys General Maura Healey and Dana Nessel, and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, among many others. A complete list of guests is available online.


Registration for the event is free, but contributions will benefit Victory Institute’s Presidential Appointments Initiative – which aims to ensure the next administration includes more LGBTQ political appointees than ever before.


What:              Voices of Victory: Our Convention Celebration

When:             Thursday, August 20, 2020, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET

Where:            Facebook Live (set reminder here)

Registration:  Members of the media and guests can register at no cost online (registration not necessary to attend) at: victoryinstitute.org/voicesofvictory


Contact Elliot Imse, Senior Director of Communications, with any questions at elliot.imse@victoryinstitute.org or 646.957.4740.


LGBTQ Victory Institute

Victory Institute works to increase the number of LGBTQ people in public office and provides programming, services, and other support to ensure their success.


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