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.
Western Michigan University started The Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender and Ally Career Mentorship Program to help LGBT graduates better prepare for the many challenges they will face when they enter the job market.
Whenever you hear that Cathy Ruse and Peter Sprigg have managed to place a commentary in a mainstream news outlet like The Hill, you know it's going to be a biased piece that seeks to say whatever it can to justify the obviously anti-LGBT stance that is ingrained within the commentators.
The United Way of the Bluegrass will not make its usual $96,000 donation to the Boy Scouts of America's Blue Grass Council this year due to the Scouts' continued ban on gay adults, it was reported this week.
When Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was asked "are you ready to expand state civil rights to include gays?", the governor dodged the question. When a follow up question was asked, Gov. Snyder "chuckled".