5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 29

1.Sam Smith’s Oscar acceptance speech for ‘Best Original Song’ is raising quite a few eyebrows and some Twitter shade from Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black: “Hey @SamSmithWorld, if you have no idea who I am, it may be time to stop texting my fiancé.”

2. Rapper Killer Mike, an outspoken Bernie Sanders supporter is apologizing for his past use of a gay slur. 

3. A transgender woman from Virginia says she was hired by a Richmond KFC franchise, only to be let go an hour later after the store manager realized she’s transgender. 

4. A PornHub study has revealed that lesbian porn is incredibly popular in states with no discrimination protections for lesbian couples: Alabama and Texas tops the list.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Tony award winners Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick recreate their roles from “The Producers” in this hilarious and frightening sketch about the Trump campaign on Jimmy Kimmel.