5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 3

1. President Obama’s $4 trillion budget proposal includes a major change to the Social Security Act that will allow gay couples to receive spousal benefits regardless of where they live.

2. “In those days I was gay and participated in homosexual activities, but God touched me, God transformed me, God gave me a woman who loves me and she loves my past.” A priest in Puerto Rico is refusing to resign after videos resurfaced showing he performed in gay porn.

3. “There are a bunch of issues … What is appropriate? Should it be in a school, should you allow kissing? Should you allow same sex couples to have a picture of kissing?” A mural in a high school hallway showing two boys kissing has been covered up after the school received complaints.

4. “My guess is that, as an athlete, Robbie wants to win first and foremost — that’s what competition is all about. But, Robbie, you’ve also inspired a whole lot of folks here and around the world, and we are very proud of you.” President Obama commends openly gay MLS player Robbie Rogers.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Disco and electronic dance music pioneer Giorgio Moroder and Kylie Minogue team up.