5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 17

1. Meet Luis Larrain, who could be Chile’s first openly gay member of Congress.

2. “The Flash” actor Keiynan Lonsdale came out in an inspiring Instagram post this week.

3. Human Rights Campaign filed a “friend of the court brief” with 59 companies that support transgender activist Gavin Grimm’s case against his former school system regarding bathroom usage. See the full list here.

4. The war on LGBT rights is underway in Texas, where multiple state-level bills aim to allow for discrimination.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: The video for musician Tim Arnold’s latest song, “What Love Would Want,” features real-life heterosexual and same-sex couples, offering a “collage of diversity and equality.” You may recognize a few faces …