1. A new NBC News poll shows LGBT voters supporting Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump 72 percent to 20 percent. The two face off in their first debate tonight.
2. Mercedes Williamson’s murder in Mississippi could be the first federal hate crime with a transgender victim.
3. The Advocate takes a look at the LGBT content in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture, which opened over the weekend.
4. Trans activist Buck Angel is out with what he’s calling the first sex toy made specifically for trans men.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Tegan and Sara video