5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 26

1. LGBT advocates in Michigan are asking lawmakers to clarify a provision in the state’s Civil Rights Act to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identification.

2. Remembering Billy Manes, the former editor of Orlando, Florida’s gay newspaper Watermark, who passed away on July 21.

3. What it means to be bisexual: The first in a two-part series from Washington Blade.

4. The Kerala government recently announced the establishment of housing for its trans community in India.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Southerners share what it means — and doesn’t mean! — to be trans individuals.