5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 27

1. Human Rights Campaign takes a look at the more than 100 federal court vacancies, and what the president might do to fill them.

2. A new human rights report was just released to the United Nations, and it includes recommendations for improving the health and well-being of global LGBT citizens.

3. Here’s this year’s MTV Video Music Award nominees — including those in new gender-neutral categories.

4. In a first, the five living British prime ministers past and present write for PinkNews about the country’s 50 year history striving to expand LGBT rights.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Pop songstress Charli XCX challenges masculine gender stereotypes in the music video for her latest single, “Boys,” released this week. The cast includes cameos from a host of faces you may recognize, including Joe Jonas, Charlie Puth, G Eazy, Sage the Gemini, Ty Dolla $ign, Vance Joy and Wiz Khalifa.