Judge Roy Moore, former Chief Justice for the Supreme Court of Alabama, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 8, 2004, in Washington. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 28

1. The trial of suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore began this morning before the Court of the Judiciary in Montgomery. Moore could be booted out of the job for the second time, this time for defying federal and U.S. Supreme Court orders declaring same-sex marriage legal.

2. It’s Banned Books Week, and nearly half of this year’s most banned books have LGBT themes.

3. Curve Magazine looks at why more college athletes are coming out.

4. This legendary pro skateboarder just came out of the closet.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Over $9.5 million has been raised for the victims of the Pulse shooting, and the survivors want to say thank you.