5 LGBT Things

Jake Shears

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 22

1.Former Google engineer Tim Chevalier, who is disabled, transgender and identifies as queer, says he was fired from the tech giant in November 2017 for defending LGBTQ employees, people of color, women and dis...
Billy Graham

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 21

1. Anti-LGBTQ evangelical preacher Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Known as one of the pioneers of the modern evangelical Christian movement, Graham filled stadiums and was a vocal opponent of same-sex ...
Daniel Zovatto

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 20

1. The Kansas Republican party has approved a resolution to “oppose all efforts to validate transgender identity.” According to the resolution, “God’s design for gender is determined by biological sex and not b...
Gus Kenworthy

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 19

1. Openly gay U.S. figure skater Adam Rippon, the team bronze medalist who has become one of the best-known athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, turned down an offer from NBC to become a corresp...
Jeffrey Tambor

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 16

1. Gordon Giampietro, one of President Trump’s federal court nominees, has made disparaging comments about same-sex relationships and parenting, according to a new BuzzFeed News report. In a radio interview rec...