1. The home of James Baldwin, the iconic gay writer, could be torn down to make way for apartments. Baldwin died in 1987 but his home in France has been seen by many in the LGBT community as culturally significant and worth preservation.

2. The World Psychiatric Association this week released a strong position statement on LGBT rights, calling for the universal decriminalization of gay sex.

3. The Tennessee Freemasons overwhelmingly voted Thursday to uphold a ban on gay members, according to Freemasons who witnessed the vote at a members-only meeting here.

4. An actor who played Jesus in a traditional Spanish Easter parade for the last 30 years says he has been banned from the role because he is gay.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: “Orange is the New Black” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” fans, this one’s for you. The ladies of Litchfield Prison perform their version of Titus Andromedon’s “Peeno Noir.”

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