1. The Washington Post looks into what was up with all the LGBT rights shout-outs at the GOP convention.
2. Legendary Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyewski condemned North Carolina’s anti-LGBT HB2, calling it “embarrassing.”
3. A transgender boy in Maryland has filed a federal lawsuit against his school district alleging that, among other things, the district require trans students to wear green bracelets to identify themselves as trans to staff.
4. The Advocate has your official LGBT guide to Comic-Con 2016.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Check out this short film “Goldstar” from the PBS Online Film Festival about a girl who dedicates a love song to her teacher during an elementary school talent show, leading to homophobic reactions from school officials and her mother.