5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 23

1. “It just happened so quickly — the whole neighborhood said, ‘Get me a flag. Get me a flag. Get me a flag.’ If we can stop whatever hate is out there, I think that’s really important.” Don’t miss how a lesbian couple’s Boston neighborhood reacted after they were targeted.

2. Wikileaks’ crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to others, including teenage rape victims and gay Saudi Arabians.

3. VICE reports on the secret gay language that’s gone mainstream in the Philippines.

4. “Maybe if we can get a shirtless Nick Jonas to hold up a physical copy they’ll cover it.” Mic looks at why Frank Ocean’s much-anticipated release of his new album “Blonde” was hardly covered in any gay magazines.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Watch what happens when drag queen Courtney Act interviews Donald Trump supporters at a rally.

A Drag Queen at a Trump Rally

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Posted by Junkee on Monday, August 22, 2016