5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 9

1. Vandals tore down a rainbow flag outside the Pride Center at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and replaced it with a note that read “Fags get AIDS more often.”

2. “It’s like finding a unicorn in a haystack at the end of a rainbow.” Go along with HuffPo’s Jennifer Bendery as she embarks on a search for a lesbian Donald Trump supporter.

3. Gender-bending reality star and sports scion EJ Johnson talks racism, homophobia, HIV and liberation in this new BET.com interview.

4. Queer rock ‘n’ roll pioneers Pansy Division talk about their new album and look back at 25 years of being out, proud and loud.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trans people talk about their favorite gaming characters and how gaming helped them cope.