5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 23

1. Philadelphia police have wrapped up their investigation of the recent assault on a gay couple and they believe they have enough evidence to file charges. The District Attorney’s office is reviewing the case.

2. A new poll released Monday by the Pew Research Center suggests that support for marriage equality might be leveling off. The poll showed a five percent drop since February, going from 54 to 49 percent of Americans who want legal recognition for same-sex relationships.

3. “You say ‘I am gay’. No more questions for you. Easy for gay.” Criminal gangs have started offering bogus same-sex marriages for money to get around immigration checks.

4. A new study shows bisexuals face disproportionate levels of poverty, violence, suicide and discrimination compared to gays and lesbians.

5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Meet the McCardles, ex-gay couple, in this short mockumentary courtesy of the Second City Network.