5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 12

1. “They are easily the most active antigay legal group.” The New York Times has a profile on conservative Christian organization Alliance Defending Freedom, who crafted many of the “religious freedom” bills from earlier this year and are hardcore marriage equality opponents.

2. “The definition of masculinity shifted today, whether consciously or not, because during the hyper-masculine NFL draft, a man kissed another man on national television.” The AP talks to producers at ESPN and The NFL Network about whether they hesitated to show openly gay college football star Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend, former Missouri swimmer Vito Cammisano, after Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams Saturday night.

3. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday that he was “open” to a review the military’s ban on transgender soldiers. A March study showed that there are more than 15,000 transgender soliders serving in the military, National Guard and Reserve.

4. “I consider myself Mormon, I believe in Mormonism, I believe in the Book of Mormon and I try to follow the teachings. I don’t always attend church on Sunday, but I wasn’t going to throw away my faith.” The Chicago-Sun Times has an interview with Neon Trees frontman Tyler Glenn, who says he is happy to be a role model for LGBT Mormons.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: “I dream of a world where we don’t have to talk about unnecessary things like sexuality, who you love. I felt like tonight Europe showed that we are a community of respect and tolerance.” Bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst has won the 59th Annual Eurovision Song Contest. Here’s the song she won with.