5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 23

1. Ellen choked up as President Obama awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom yesterday.

2. CNN reports on the convicted London serial killer who sought his victims on Grindr and other gay dating apps.

3. Fusion has the true story behind the fake “Gay Mike Pence” meme.

4. Enter to win this contest for a night on the town with Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David, including a Broadway show and dinner at one of Harris’ favorite restaurants. Proceeds benefit the (RED) campaign.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Lesbian indie rocker Danielle LoPresti’s new video “Holy” features out actor John Barrowman.