5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 30

1. “My death needs to mean something. My death needs to be counted in the number of transgender people who commit suicide this year. I want someone to look at that number and say ‘that’s fucked up’ and fix it. Fix society. Please.” A transgender teen’s scheduled suicide note appears on her Tumblr after she was struck and killed by a passing semi trailer in Ohio.

2. HuffPo’s gay viral videos of 2014.

3. Some viewers of the BBC’s “Doctor Who” claim the show is promoting a gay agenda because it featured a lesbian couple kissing.

4. Outsports “Female Athlete of the Year” is the WNBA’s Brittney Griner.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s holiday message to the troops included an image of a gay sailor proposing to his boyfriend.