1. Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in Houston, Texas, this week. The city’s Montrose Center, a LGBT resource facility, needs your help to assist displaced LGBT community members. Here’s how you can get involved.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: On July 26, the president tweeted that under no circumstances would transgender troops be allowed in the US military. Yet, barely a month later, on Aug. 21, he spoke in Fort Meyer, Virginia, saying that the military is no place for prejudice, bigotry, or hate. Human Rights Campaign put excerpts from that speech together with commentary from news anchors and transgender service members in this video: