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 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 10

1. The Russian LGBT Network opened up to NPR about what it's doing to help gay men being rounded up and tortured because of their sexuality. 2. For the first time ever, a transgender pastor held a Holy Commu...

LGBT rights leaders flunk Trump on first 100 days

With the 100-day mark of President Trump’s time in the White House fast approaching, LGBT rights supporters are giving him failing grades as the nation evaluates him at the benchmark. Since he took the oath ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 19

1. The woman who broke the story about Chechnya's detainment of gay men will likely have to flee the country, Washington Post reports. The rest of the staff at her newspaper is also under verbal attack. 2. T...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 10

1. LGBT couples in Hawaii are petitioning for equal access to in-vitro fertilization treatment and surrogacy programs. Under state law, heterosexual couples are able to obtain financial assistance for the proce...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 3

1. More than 100 gay men have been arrested, and some killed, in Chechnya, according to a Russian newspaper report. Chechen leaders deny all allegations. 2. Homophobic police in Egypt are taking to the inter...