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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 12

1. In a new Harper Collins children’s book out this week, Santa Claus is depicted as a gay man of color. “Santa’s Husband,” written by straight ally Daniel Kibblesmith, features refreshingly mainstream illustra...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 11

1. The Washington Post looks at why it matters that Anderson Cooper was the first out gay man to moderate a presidential debate. 2. The Oregon bakery that refused to bake a cake for a lesbian couple has clos...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 15

1. Apple CEO Tim Cook says he spoke to out CNN anchor “multiple times” before he came out, and here's why. 2. “I’m constantly surprised by what a non-issue this has become.” Roll Call on post-gay politics an...

5 LGBT Things you need to know today, June 16

1."On Tuesday, less than three days after Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo's brutal murder, his grandmother, heartbroken and alone, boarded a flight to Orlando to attend his funeral." What happend next goes a long way to ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 15

1. “While the precise motivation for the rampage remains unclear, it is evident that Mr. Mateen was driven by hatred toward gays and lesbians. Hate crimes don’t happen in a vacuum. They occur where bigotry is a...