Billy Graham

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 21

1. Anti-LGBTQ evangelical preacher Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Known as one of the pioneers of the modern evangelical Christian movement, Graham filled stadiums and was a vocal opponent of same-sex ...
Daniel Zovatto

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 20

1. The Kansas Republican party has approved a resolution to “oppose all efforts to validate transgender identity.” According to the resolution, “God’s design for gender is determined by biological sex and not b...
Gus Kenworthy

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 19

1. Openly gay U.S. figure skater Adam Rippon, the team bronze medalist who has become one of the best-known athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, turned down an offer from NBC to become a corresp...
Jeffrey Tambor

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 16

1. Gordon Giampietro, one of President Trump’s federal court nominees, has made disparaging comments about same-sex relationships and parenting, according to a new BuzzFeed News report. In a radio interview rec...
Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 15

1. In a surprising move, an Alabama Senate committee yesterday approved a bill that would make significant revisions to the state’s sex education law, striking language calling homosexuality a crime and sociall...
Florence Kasumba

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 14

1. Canadian figure skater Eric Radford has made history by becoming the first openly gay Olympic athlete to take home a gold medal. "This is amazing! I literally feel like I might explode with pride," he tweete...
Ezra Furman

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 13

1. John Cox, a Republican candidate for governor in California, once equated homosexuality with polygamy and bestiality. At a Values Voter Presidential Debate in September 2007, the San Diego businessman said w...
Adam Rippon

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 12

1. Outsports has a complete rundown of Winter Olympics results of all the gay, lesbian and bisexual athletes who competed over the weekend, including out American figure skater Adam Rippon, who earned a bronze ...
Gus Kenworthy

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 9

1. In what some are speculating is directly related to the Masterpiece Cakeshop case currently being tried in the U.S. Supreme Court in Colorado, Republican legislators in the state have voted to defund the Col...
James Baldwin and Marlon Brando

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

1. In a shockingly candid interview with Vulture, legendary music producer Quincy Jones, 85, said that one of his favorite modern pop musicians is Sam Smith, whom he applauded because "he’s so open about being ...
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 7

1. Today, on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta founder and principal investigator Melanie A. Thompson, MD, writes of the disproportionate burden of HIV that African-Amer...