5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 3

1. A 16-year-old girl who was one of the marchers stabbed at last Thursday's Pride parade in Jerusalem has died.

2. “Truth be told it was 'sweet' iced tea, not coffee. I am a 'sweet' mannered Southern boy who was taught not to start a fight. Nobody ever told me I could not end one. I refused to sit and watch these hate crimes continue. I guess our work for equality is not done yet!” Leslie Jordan responded to those reports about him throwing a drink at homophobes at a West Hollywood Starbucks.

3. “Many regulars are migrant workers who came to Beijing during China's economic boom of recent decades. The crowds are aging: Thanks to online gay dating apps, fewer young men come to the park. Dongdan nevertheless provides something an app cannot: Immediate opportunities to interact face to face.” The L.A. Times on the Beijing park that's been a longstanding haven for gay men.

4. The WB hit show “Arrow” has cast the first openly gay, African-American superhero.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: A drag queen airline safety video? Why not?