5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 27

1. A massive drop in HIV infections in London could be a signal that the AIDS epidemic may be nearing its end in Britain. 2. New York will soon have a monument to its LGBT community that honors the victims o...

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

1. Elton John graces the cover of Billboard's first ever philanthropy issue, in which he writes an op-ed on the continuing fight against HIV/AIDS. 2. “At some point, attendance will involve congratulating th...

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

1. “The need for cisgender people to understand what trans people have gone through is huge and incredibly important.” Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne talks about his new film “The Danis...
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Dance diva Kristine W to perform at Atlanta Pride — and a festival roundup (so far)


She's going to give "Everything That I Got" and Atlanta Pride revelers are sure to shout and bounce with joy as she does.

Pop sensation Kristine W is the latest entertainer to sign on to play Atlanta Pride on Oct. 13-14, following an already impressive lineup that includes Andy Bell of Erasure, Amy Ray of Indigo Girls and British sensation Rita Ora.

“The weekend is going to be just fantastic and we are looking forward to seeing the community come out and support our efforts while enjoying all of our talented artists performing this year at Pride!" said Atlanta Pride Committee chair Glen Paul Freedman.

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Did Lady Gaga put the gay back in ‘Tar-gay’?

In an interview with Billboard magazine, Lady Gaga says an exclusive edition release of "Born This Way" with Target was made only with the promise the retailer would donate to and align itself with pro-LGBT causes.

Target made a $150,000 donation to a political action committee that supported GOP candidate Tom Emmer, who opposes gay marriage, when he ran for governor of Minnesota last year. Emmer lost.

But Lady Gaga's decision to release the exclusive edition of "Born This Way" — who some have deemed the next "gay anthem" —raised the eyebrows of many of her more social justice activist Little Monsters.