5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 5

1. Twitter has officially banned homophobic and transphobic abuse.

2. “I know that we have work to do still. And it is work that I take seriously. But I am a firm believer that in order for true equality to exist for anyone, we must pursue it for everyone, and that is a goal of mine.” Jackie Biskupski, Salt Lake City’s first openly gay mayor, was sworn into office on Monday.

3. OUT has the secret history of 2015’s best gay movies.

4. The gay co-founders of the LGBT youth networking app Distinc.tt have been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Watch YouTubers count down the top LGBT moments of 2015.