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

1. Martin Shkreli, who is known for increasing the price of the AIDS drug Daraprim by 5,000 percent, was found guilty of fraud this week. The charges stem from financial issues, however, and not the drug price ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 4

1. The Haitian Senate said "no" to same-sex marriage this week, claiming the ban is necessary to "protect young people." Citizens who enter into same-sex marriages will be punished, according to the bill. 2....

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 3

1. Nearly 250 faith leaders gathered on the steps of Texas' capitol this week to denounce the state legislature's proposed transgender "bathroom bills." 2. The Russian LGBT Network just released a 30-page re...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 2

1. It's official: the Department of Defense confirmed that White House officials reached out to begin drafting guidance that would ban transgender Americans from serving in the military. 2. Janet Mock writes...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 1

1. The Minnesota LGBT community mourns the loss of Beverly Cory, a financial advisor who was a longtime member of Quorum, the Twin Cities' LGBT and allied chamber of commerce. Cory was murdered during an armed ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 31

1. Kansa Gov. Sam Brownback was nominated as the ambassador at large for international religious freedom — and his constituents back home are happy to get him out of his current office. Speaking of religious fr...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 28

1. Cameras caught a man committing a hate crime — he set fire to a Phoenix, Arizona, LGBT youth center. 2. This transgender woman in Thailand is kicking butt in the boxing ring. Meet Nong Rose Baan Charoensu...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 27

1. Human Rights Campaign takes a look at the more than 100 federal court vacancies, and what the president might do to fill them. 2. A new human rights report was just released to the United Nations, and it ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 26

1. LGBT advocates in Michigan are asking lawmakers to clarify a provision in the state's Civil Rights Act to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identification. 2. Rememberi...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 25

1. A group of LGBT volunteer soldiers, known as TQILA, are taking on ISIS. 2. What do proposed cuts to Planned Parenthood funding mean to the LGBT community? 3. Good news from Mic — AIDS deaths in 2017 ar...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 24

1. Judge John Bush was confirmed by the US Senate to a position on the 6th Circuit federal appeals court — a decision that angered equality advocates, as Bush is seen by many as anti-LGBT. 2. Human Rights Ca...