Gerami graduated from College of the Canyons in 1995 with an associate degree. He then transferred to California State University, Long Beach , graduating in 1997 with a Bachelor's degree in theater arts. 
He spent six years at Frontiers, followed by LA Weekly and Voice Media Group . His syndicated celebrity Questions & Answer column, 10 Questions with Vic, was a finalist for LA Press Club's National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award in 2017. 
In 2009, Gerami was featured in The Wall Street Journal as a Leading Gay Activist for opposing Prop 8 and his marriage equality advocacy. He was on the planning committee of Resist March 2017 and is a founding board member of Equality Armenia. 
In 2015, he was noted in the landmark Supreme court lawsuit, Obergefell v. Hodges, in which the Court held in a 5–4 decision that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution . 
Gerami is a member of the team at You Matter-Not Alone, a charitable organization dedicated to suicide prevention and suicide awareness.