2. Joshua Vellum of Mississippi will be the first person charged with transgender murder under the 2009 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Vallum allegedly murdered his ex-girlfriend, a transgender woman. He claims he would not have killed her had she not been transgender.
4. A gay couple was removed from a JetBlue flight after “harassing” first-daughter-elect Ivanka Trump and her husband. Trump supporters responded on social media with homophobic comments and the two reportedly took down social media accounts.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: LGBT social network Moovz invites us to celebrate all of the diversity this season. Happy Holidays, y’all.