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

1. Don’t miss this Reddit thread where a straight guy is realizing that his best friend might be his boyfriend.

2. Ginny Deerin, a lesbian running for mayor in Charleston, South Carolina, was the target of an anti-gay smear mailer.

3. The New York Times looks into how renaming ceremonies are gaining visibility since Caitlyn Jenner came out.

4. Last night’s episode of South Park took on gay manga.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Out YouTuber Matt Baume has your best bets for a creepy film fest at home this Halloween weekend.