October is GLBT History Month. GLBT History Month highlights annually the achievements of 31 gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender Icons—one each day—with a free video, bio, bibliography, images and other resources.
Today, award winning writer Alice Walker is featured. There's a short video plus a written biography that tells of her achievements.
GLBT History Month
Visit each day to learn about famous GLBT Americans. You can look at past days, but can't look ahead, so a daily visit is necessary.
And just to make you feel better, if the election was held today Real Clear Politics has Electoral College (No Toss Ups) numbers of Obama/Biden 353 McCain/Palin 185. Since you only need 270 votes, it looks like we have a winner.