October 11 was National Coming Out Day. An internationally observed day of celebrating individuals who publicly identify as bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender, the day was founded in 1988 by New Mexico psychologist Robert Eichberg and National Gay Rights Advocates head Jean O’Leary. They chose October 11 because it is the anniversary of the 1987 National March on Washington … Continue reading
Did you know that the first day of summer is April 18? Not in the United States, though. In ancient Iceland, the calendar year was divided into only two seasons—winter and summer. The “First Day of Summer” was an annual public holiday held on April 18.
From Jerry Sandusky’s trial expanding to include incest charges to a U.S. House panel trying to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt, keeping up with the news has been difficult this week. That’s not to even mention trying to keep with those Kardashians. But if you live in Eugene, the Kardashian part got a bit easier.