The 2013 Creating Change conference took place during the last week of January. Sara Beth Brooks, David Jay, Swankivy and asexuals from around the country represented aces at the conference. Brooks, Jay and others worked with the National Center for Trangender Equality.
The Employment Nondiscrimination act, also known as ENDA, has gone through several incarnations. Not a single incarnation has passed Asexual Awareness Week continued to work with the Trevor Project. Representatives of the National Transgender Center for Equality approached members of the asexual contingent with a new draft of the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. The new draft included protections for asexuals.
Brooks believes there will be more open cases of discrimination against asexual individuals as the orientation receives more visibility. A study published last year showed that employers would be more likely to discriminate against someone who is openly asexual. Currently, only two states
recognize asexuals as a protected class.
Brooks continued forming alliances with LGBT groups at a local level. she worked with representatives of the Minnesota Campus Pride Alliance. Spokespeople for the group sought information about creating asexual safe spaces.