5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 21

1. As the April 28 start for oral arguments on marriage equality approaches at the U.S. Supreme Court, conservative scholars are launching a last-ditch effort to stop it by saying that legalizing same-sex marriage will cause 900,000 abortions.

2. Meanwhile, in another dispatch from Crazytown, former Rep. Michele Bachmann says that the legalization of same-sex marriage will lead to Jesus Christ’s return. Good times!

3. A California activist has proposed a state ballot measure called the “Intolerant Jackass Proposal” as an answer to a proposed initiative calling for calling for gay people to be murdered.

4. One of the original X-Men is coming out as gay.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: But what about the children?!?! Irish kids talk about why they support marriage equality in this new ad for the “Yes” campaign.