5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 6

1. Elected officials across the globe are joining together to form a worldwide LGBT rights group.

2. A Christian television channel in Russia has offered to pay LGBT Russians to leave the country, so they can “submit to their sins” outside the borders.

3. Canada just issued a nonbinary birth certificate to a baby. The baby’s parent hopes it will be a first step toward changing how birth certificates are handled.

4. Men took a run in women’s shoes as part of the annual Madrid Pride Race late last week.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: “America in Transition” is a new documentary series exploring the lives of transgender individuals from their own candid lenses. The series includes features on a trans veteran-turned-activist, a two-spirit dancer and a model. Take a look at the trailer below: