5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 19

1. A hacked email posted Tuesday by Wikileaks shows that lesbian Sen. Tammy Baldwin and openly gay Apple CEO Tim Cook were on Hillary Clinton’s “first cut” vice presidential shortlist.

2. The Daily Beast’s Jay Michaelson says these are five reasons a Trump-Pence presidency would be a “disaster” for LGBT people.

3. The footnote in this article is a big deal for LGBT kids in Miami. The city’s Board of Commissioners voted to ban conversion therapy for minors.

4. Author S.E. Hinton got into it with some folks on Twitter after she was asked if two of the characters from “The Outsiders” were gay lovers.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: “When I see the hate Donald Trump has brought to his campaign for President, it terrifies me.” Judy Shepard, the mother of Matthew Shepard, talks about the consequences of hate-filled campaigns.