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, Aug. 3

1. Nearly 250 faith leaders gathered on the steps of Texas' capitol this week to denounce the state legislature's proposed transgender "bathroom bills." 2. The Russian LGBT Network just released a 30-page re...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 18

1. Tech giant IBM continues its fight against Texas' "bathroom bill," taking out full-page newspaper ads and sending employees to talk with legislators. 2. Do you want to win tickets to watch the taping of t...

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, Feb. 22

1. The Arkansas branch of Human Rights Campaign hosted an unusual LGBT Valentine's Day event last week — speed dating with local legislators. 2. Rep. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia), is over what he calls a genera...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 21

1. Laws with the biggest impact on LGBT adults have huge effects on kids — for example, a recent study found that after gay marriage was legalized, LGB teen suicide rates began to fall. 2. Saudi Arabia is a-...

Tale of the Tape: Trump vs. Clinton on LGBT issues

Log Cabin Republican President Gregory Angelo said it early on: Donald Trump is the “most pro-gay” Republican presidential candidate in history. And following the deadly attack on an LGBT nightclub in Orlando l...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 26

1. A new study from the University of California finds that communities with higher risks of contracting HIV – including people who live in southern states, transgender women, and black and Latino men who have ...
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Ryan Lee: An erotic perspective on modern politics

The fire-eater outrage over transgender access to toilets makes me grateful that conservatives don't know about some of the things I've done in public restrooms, otherwise there's not a gay man in America who w...