Dan Savage is being named the 2013 Humanist of the Year for his long history of sex-positive writing, advocacy of separation of church and state, and work for LGBT youth. Savage also speaks out frequently on a variety of other issues including the Iraq War, the War on Drugs, and birth control. His syndicated relationship and sex advice column, Savage Love, is a frank, humorous and open discussion of sexuality. In 2010, Savage and his husband Terry Miller began the It Gets Better Project to help prevent suicide among LGBT youth. He is the author of several books, including How to Be a Person: The Stranger’s Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself, The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant, and It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living.