President Biden nominated Chantale Wong to Be U.S. Director to the Asian Development Bank



Washington, DC – Today President Joe Biden nominated Chantale Wong to be the United States Director to the Asian Development Bank, a post with the rank of ambassador. Wong is the first out lesbian and first out LGBTQ person of color in U.S. history to be nominated for an ambassador-level position. Wong was formerly CFO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Budget Director at NASA and Acting Budget Director of the US Treasury Department. She was also a U.S. representative to the Asian Development Bank.




160 Won So Far With 95 Still Undecided


As of 12:30pm ET on Wednesday and as ballots continue to be counted, 160 LGBTQ candidates endorsed by LGBTQ Victory Fund have won their races and 95 remain undecided, out of the 312 on the ballot last night. LGBTQ state legislative candidates had an exceptional night so far, with many achieving historic victories in their states or chambers.


More LGBTQ candidates ran in 2020 than in any other time in history


Today LGBTQ Victory Fund shared eight LGBTQ Election Night stories to watch and announced it will live track results for its 310 LGBTQ endorsed candidates on Election Night. Victory Fund will provide live updates on the state of the races at as well as an overview of how LGBTQ candidates are faring nationwide.


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