The Story of Oct 11th, National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an internationally-observed day of awareness established to inclusively celebrate those who openly identify as a gender identity or sexuality minority. The day is observed annually on October 11th by the LGBTQ+ community and it’s allies. NCOD was founded back in 1988 by Robert Eichberg, Continue Reading

New Canadian Cheerios Campaign Sheds Positive Light on Same-Sex Couples & Family

In its latest move to show its support of the LGBT community, General Mills is launching a new Cheerios campaign in Canada beginning with a television ad featuring a male same-sex couple and their adopted daughter. According to Marketing magazine, the campaign dubbed the “Cheerios Effect” will include nearly a Continue Reading

UN Rights Council Passes Landmark Resolution on Anti-Gay Bias

“(Geneva) – The UN Human Rights Council resolution passed on September 26, 2014, to combat violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is a critically important achievement for upholding the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 25 human rights and other groups said today. The Continue Reading

CatalystCon East – March 27th-29th, 2015 Arlington, VA

“CatalystCon is a conference created to inspire exceptional conversations about sexuality,” states the event website CatalystCon.com. “It is about reaching out and stimulating those who attend to create those important conversations in their own communities, changing how we as a society talk about and treat sexuality.  It is about stimulating the Continue Reading