5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 12

1. Ted Cruz is “attacking” Marco Rubio and Donald Trump by telling crowds that they have adopted the position of President Obama on marriage equality.2. A county clerk in West Virginia told a lesbian couple...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 10

1. LGBTQ Nation takes a look at LGBT organizations after marriage equality.2. Salon has an interesting piece on how the Christian right changed their message from “family values” to “religious freedom.”...

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

1. Kathryn Knott, the suburban police chief's daughter convicted of attacking a gay couple in Philadelphia last year, was sentenced to five to 10 months in jail on Monday.2. Find out what happened when this...

Kim Riggins: My self-made closet

I used to have a bumper sticker on my car that read “Work Harder: Millions on Welfare Depend on You.” When I put that sticker on my car, I had a good job. I had a comfortable vantage point from which to cast my...
Shannon Hames

Shannon Hames: Change for the better

When I was a kid, my mom would say, “Shannon, you are such a free spirit.” I didn’t know what that meant, but I knew it wasn’t something anyone else in my family was.When I got older, my free-spiritedness m...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 27

1. A new report from GLAAD shows that streaming services like Netflix and Hulu are leading the way with depictions of LGBT people on television, most notably with transgender characters, while network and cable...

Darian Aaron: The church of OUT

Inspiration can come when you least expect it. Despite my reputation for being outspoken, I was fully prepared to forego an editorial in this issue. My personal mantra has always been to speak or write only ...