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, Sept. 21

1. Jeff Mateer, the president's choice for a federal judgeship in Texas, once described transgender children as "part of Satan's plan."2. Chancler Encalade is the third Texas man to plead guilty under the f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 20

1. The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against the state of Michigan this week in response to an anti-LGBT adoption law.2. Also in Michigan, equality advocates are fighting for state lawmakers to ...

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

1. Vanita Gupta, president of and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, writes for SCOTUSblog about the Masterpiece Cakeshop case involving a same-sex couple.2. A gay couple in Utah pl...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 14

1. Vitit Muntarbhorn, the first LGBT rights expert with the United Nations, announced his resignation this week.2. Following a devastating earthquake in Mexico on Sept. 10, it's the women and muxes (a third...

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

1. Sixteen years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, we pause to remember Mark Bingham — the gay rugby star who sacrificed himself to ensure a plane did not hit the White House.2. Former Trump ad...

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

1. Lambda Legal is among the LGBT groups that wrote a letter to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary this week, opposing the nomination of Stephen Schwartz to the US Court of Federal Claims.2. Twelve Indon...

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

1. Faith leaders across the country are speaking out about against nasty anti-LGBT "Nashville Statement" that surfaced earlier this week.2. Gilmer County, West Virginia, residents Amanda Abramovich and Sama...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 25

1. The president hasn't issued the "religious freedom" executive order that the religious right end of the political spectrum wants — and its leaders blame Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner for the disappointment....
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 24

1. The president released guidelines for his transgender military ban, which give Defense Sec. James Mattis a lot of leeway in deciding how to implement the ban.2. Lambda Legal filed suit against the US dep...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 17

1. Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is gay, wrote a letter to his employees regarding the violence and racism shown in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — and also revealed he's cutting off Apple Pay support f...