5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 29

1. Don't miss this Reddit thread where a straight guy is realizing that his best friend might be his boyfriend. 2. Ginny Deerin, a lesbian running for mayor in Charleston, South Carolina, was the target of a...

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

1. “I said, ‘You’re wanting people to understand and accept you – this is like, really confusing to people. And you still have a judgement about gay people and marriage.' She goes...

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

1. “There's no tasteful way to 'celebrate' Caitlyn Jenner or respect transgender people this way on the one night of the year when people use their most twisted imaginations to pretend to b...

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

1. “While espousing faith and family values, I have secretly over the last several years been viewing pornography on the internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife.&...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 4

1. The first gay men to be married at West Point Military Academy say they were attacked inside a SoHo bodega by a man shouting homophobic slurs. 2. "Telling our stories as families helped ...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: The courage of coming out

We all had to be brave. Caitlyn Jenner has given the country yet another opportunity to declare who is not a hero in relation to the military, and the country has responded in the best way it knows h...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 27

1. “It’s a show aimed at a cisgendered audience – but I empathized with Jenner.” Five trans writers give their verdicts on “I Am Cait,” Caitlyn Jenner's E! realit...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 21

1. “We need a uniform federal standard that protects all LGBT Americans from discrimination.” From our Next Steps Department, Democrats in Congress plan to introduce broad legislation this week to protect LGBT ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 17

1. The Internet has turned on Gawker after the news and gossip site posted a story late Thursday night that outed a high-profile media executive who allegedly tried to procure the services of an adult film acto...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 16

1. The 2015 Emmy nominations have been announced, with plenty of LGBT characters and actors in the running. 2. “I don’t agree with everything , but people have a civil right," Shipman said. "There should be ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 7

1. “Up until now, I have totally isolated myself from the transgender community, so I have a lot of catching up to do. I feel such a responsibility to this courageous group to try to get it right and tell all s...