1. Vitit Muntarbhorn, the first LGBT rights expert with the United Nations, announced his resignation this week.
2. Following a devastating earthquake in Mexico on Sept. 10, it’s the women and muxes (a third-gender community) that are focusing to help their villages rebuild.
3. A queer Brazilian art exhibit was forced to close a month early — because of hate.
4. “The Shame List,” put out by Campus Pride, lists some of the least LGBT-friendly colleges and universities in the US. This year’s list is available here.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Actor and activist Scott Turner Schofield sat down with The Advocate to share “all you want to know” about transgender men.