5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 8

1. Meet the two brave gay teens weathering the storm in a small town in Nashville after they started a gay-straight alliance.

2. The L.A. Times’ David Horsey looks at Ted Cruz’s lineup of “apocalyptic preachers and anti-gay militants” who endorse him.

3. Arizona police killed a 24-year-old trans man who had Asperger’s Syndrome.

4. A Russian lawyer is worried that the relationship between a male goat and a male tiger will turn kids gay. Russia, everybody! Give ’em a hand!

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Gay vlogger Calum McSwiggan dives into the history of gay sex.