5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 28

1. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday signed into law an anti-LGBT bill that will allow counselors and therapist to refuse service to LGBT people based on religious grounds.

2. The NCAA announced on Wednesday that going forward, they will not award the Men’s or Women’s Final Fours to states that have anti-LGBT laws in place.

3. A North Carolina ad agency printed the contents of the anti-LGBT House Bill 2 on rolls of toilet paper and are using the hashtag #FlushHB2 to show their discontent with the bill.

4. Broadly has a great piece on Sam Smith, Troye Sivan and Years & Years and how gay British and Australian pop stars are winning over America.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: The first same-sex couple to marry after it became legal in Alabama talk about the continuing discrimination they face.