5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 2

1. Rep. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia) joins Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida) as the second GOP member to break ranks and support the Equality Act in Congress. 2. Ivanka Trump tweeted her support for Pride Mo...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 26

1. The LGBT community mourns the loss of out blogger Martyn Hett, who gained worldwide fame after successfully trying to help his mother's knitting career via Twitter posts that went viral. Hett was killed duri...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 24

1. In today's edition of "anti-LGBT leaders hired by the president," Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was selected to the vice-chair of a commission to investigate claims of voter fraud. 2. Metro Weekly...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 23

1. Two gay men were caned in public in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, because of their sexuality. The city allows for citizens to be punished for "morality offenses." 2. An anti-discrimination measure added to a fed...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 22

1. President Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia over the weekend and did not bring up LGBT rights at all — despite criticizing other politicians for doing the same while he was on the campaign trail. 2. Vice Pre...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 18

1. So much for participating in the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. A Shariah law court in a conservative part of Indonesia spent that day condemning two young gay men to public caning for...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 17

1. Meet Luis Larrain, who could be Chile's first openly gay member of Congress. 2. "The Flash" actor Keiynan Lonsdale came out in an inspiring Instagram post this week. 3. Human Rights Campaign filed a "f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 15

1. A Kentucky court ruled this month in favor of a "religious freedom" case brought against a Christian-owned T-shirt shop. Lexington Pride Festival ordered its fifth anniversary Pride shirts from a print shop ...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Still won’t eat mor chikin

Have you ever taken a stand for something you believe in? If so, did it last? I stopped eating at Chick-fil-A right after its so-called Customer Appreciation Day. Former Arkansas governor and presidential ca...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 8

1. Mark Green, the Republican senator picked by President Trump to lead the US Army, withdrew his nomination after being pegged as anti-LGBT by a number of equality and progressive groups. 2. A Catholic scho...