5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 30

1. A perfect moment for Memorial Day. Yesterday, Chicago unveiled one of the country's first monuments to LGBT veterans. 2. This Missouri teenager was assigned an essay at his Catholic school to defend the C...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: A tale of two years

As deplorable as 2016 has been – from the overcast of death that permeated the year, to white supremacists enjoying their happiest days since Plessy vs. Ferguson – it's terrifying to realize that eventually, an...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 6

1. The Washington Post goes point-by-point on how North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's support of the anti-LGBT HB2 ultimately led to his losing reelection. McCrory conceded to Attorney General Roy Cooper on Monda...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Home away from home

I'm in Chicago for my annual visit with family, and this year for the specific purpose of celebrating my maternal grandmother's 90th birthday. I suggested a party and brunch for her birthday weekend because I t...