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October, 26th 2013 is International Intersex Awareness Day. An estimated one in 2,000 babies is born with reproductive or sexual anatomy and/or a chromosome pattern that does not seem to fit typical definitions of male or female. In recent years, affected adults have begun raising awareness by coming out publicly and questioning the existing model of medical treatment.
Thomas Roberts, an openly gay married man, will be hosting this year's Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow. This comes at a time when the Russian government has passed or is considering some stringent anti-LGBT laws.
Universal Studios today posted a notice on its website that it would be discontinuing "Bill and Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure," a show which ran during "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Publicist Stephen Lucin writes how LGBT news headlines have shifted from hurtful slurs to puns that are actually pretty funny.
The March on Springfield for Marriage Equality will take place on October 22, the scheduled first day of the fall veto session of the Illinois State Legislature. The "March on Springfield" is part of a broad grassroots strategy to secure final passage of Illinois Senate Bill 10, the "Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act."
Two of the major sports leagues, the National Football League and Major League Baseball went purple during games schedule for Spirit Day.