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

1. With just four days to go until ballots must be postmarked in Australia’s same-sex-marriage (SSM) mail-in survey, marriage-equality proponents Down Under are growing increasingly concerned about their narrow...

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. 19

1. Transgender troops can re-enlist in the military, for now, at least, according to the latest issued guidance from the Pentagon.2. Remember that anti-LGBT robocall in yesterday's #5LGBTthings? Well, it ma...

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

1. According to existing laws in Finland, transgender individuals must undergo sterilization procedures before legally changing their gender. But those laws may be about to change.2. Today in the internatio...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 18

1. Louisiana's governor is battling to have LGBT protections put back into place in state law.2. "There are no two sides to the story of white supremacy, neo-Nazism, and the other repugnant forms of hatred ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 9

1. An Oakland Athletics player received a two-game, without-pay suspension after directing a gay slur at a fan during Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels. More than $50,000 of his lost salary will be...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 5

1. There's plenty of talk this week about basketball and "bathroom bills." Human Rights Campaign spoke out against the NCAA's decision to "backpedal" on its decision to hold events in North Carolina, and the st...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 4

1. Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is pleased with how his state's legislature handled the "bathroom bill" this session — in a recent radio interview, he said, "The good news is this: The lost the battl...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 10

1. Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, who founded the ex-gay conversion therapy movement, died yesterday from influenza complications.2. The Austin, Texas, nonprofit Texas Health Action has a new project: the Kind Clinic...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 6

1. Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Massachusetts) is the new leader of the US House's relaunched Transgender Task Force, which seeks advancement in healthcare, health disparities and education for transgender Americans...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 24

1. Former Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship singer Grace Slick licensed one of her songs to Chick-fil-A, just so she could donate every ounce of profit to Lambda Legal.2. "Big Mama" Thornton, Billy ...