5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 11

1. McDonald’s is facing a boycott in Taiwan over an ad showing a young man coming out to his father.

2. The head of a national bear event has reportedly banned the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence from attending, telling them to “man up.”

3. "Certain populations consistently struggle with stress more than others, such as Hispanic adults, who report the highest stress levels on average. Younger generations, women, adults with disabilities, and adults who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender also report higher average stress levels." Discrimination plays a big role in peoples’ stress levels according to a new American Psychological Association survey

4. k.d. lang has teamed up with Neko Case and Laura Veirs for a new album. Listen to the lead track here.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: FYI has a new original series premiering March 15 called “Bride & Prejudice” following three couples—one gay, one interracial and one inter-faith—as they try to gain their loved ones’ acceptance before walking down the aisle.