First Trans Person Murdered This Year in Alabama

Transgender woman Dana Martin from Alabama was murdered on Sunday – the first reported murder of a trans person in the U.S. in 2019.According to the Montgomery Advertiser, Martin, 31, was fatally shot and f...

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 13

1. The nation of Trinidad and Tobago is on the verge of decriminalizing homosexuality, after a judge's ruling on Thursday that such laws are unconstitutional. According to NBC News, Justice Devindra Rampersad s...
Ryan Murphy's "Pose"

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 28

1. Police in Troy, New York, are investigating the horrific quadruple homicide of a lesbian couple and their two children. The four deceased were found after noon on Dec. 26 in their shared basement apartment. ...
Joy Reid

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

1. The Associated Press reports that a Federal Highway Administration official sent a letter to Lexington, Kentucky, Mayor Jim Gray asking the city to remove its Pride-themed rainbow crosswalks, which are simil...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 28

1. The Birmingham, Alabama, city council passed the state's first LGBT non-discrimination ordinance this Tuesday.2. NPR interviews a lesbian couple about what it's like to go through the adoption process wh...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 22

1. Sam Clovis, who President Trump has pegged to be the chief scientist for the US Department of Agriculture, is "one of the most radically anti-LGBTQ" appointments yet, according to LGBTQ Nation.2. Auburn ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 16

1. Ding dong, the bill is dead! Which old bill? The anti-transgender Texas bathroom bill, that is.2. In Alabama, the fight to fill Jeff Sessions' vacated seat after he leveled up to the federal government: ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 7

1. Paul Burrell, butler of the late Princess Diana, recently came out. He said Diana is the only one who knew. Butler is set to marry his boyfriend next month in a circus-themed wedding.2. Tokyo, Japan, off...

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

1. Donald Trump rescinded Obama's guidance document regarding the right for transgender students to use school bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity. The Trump administration said this is something...