5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 6

1. “I can be trans for you.” Buzzfeed with 13 reasons things can get weird on Grindr when you’re a trans guy.

2. “People will be snarky enough. Why hand them a weapon?” An anxious aunt writes to WaPo’s style columnist about how her gay nephew having a cash bar at his destination wedding will reflect poorly on him—“and gay people in general.”

3. Brave. Gay rights activists in Uganda have defied the country’s anti-gay laws and released an LGBT magazine called “Bombastic.”

4. Queerty’s list of people who should come out in 2015—but probably won’t.

5, VIDEO OF THE DAY: Listen to this 75-year-old trans Army veteran talk about her journey and receiving Medicare-funded gender reassignment surgery.