5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 15

1. Apple CEO Tim Cook says he spoke to out CNN anchor “multiple times” before he came out, and here’s why.

2. “I’m constantly surprised by what a non-issue this has become.” Roll Call on post-gay politics and Jim Gray, the gay Senate candidate in Kentucky whose sexuality is surprisingly no big deal in the land of Kim Davis.

3. A new study shows that men who hold negative attitudes about gay people are more likely to show a higher interest in gay imagery than those who don’t hold those attitudes.

4. Hundreds of couples staged a kiss-in inside a London grocery store after a gay couple were thrown out for holding hands.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Check out the Indiegogo video for “Lea,” an erotic lesbian thriller from filmmaker Jay Palmieri, Jr.