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– Today marks the one-year anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
– Florida’s Broward County School District will be the first in the nation to officially recognize October as LGBT History Month.
– Jamaica’s Ministry of Education has withdrawn a lesson plan that invited students to imagine what it would be like to be the gay.
– At the last minute, Denmark saved a trans activist from being deported back to Guatemala, where her life would have been in danger.
– Minnesota Vikings’ Chris Kluwe penned some more thoughts about advocating for equality with LGBT fans: “At no point was I excessively fondled and at no time did a bacchanal riot threaten the chastity of my pant fasteners.”
– Watch Rhonda Bacon testify to the Michigan Department of Civil Rights about discrimination she has experienced as a trans woman: