5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 18

1. Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for education secretary, gets called out by a Minnesota senator for supporting organization that promote or support conversion therapy at her confirmation hearing. 2. Speaking of...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 16

1. There's been an increased disappearance in gay bars during the last few decades. The biggest reason for closures? Rent. 2. New York is the first state to create a judicial commission to advocate for LGBT ...

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

1. The island of Malta made history this month by outlawing conversion therapy, and threatening fines and jail time to anyone found in violation. The country has some of Europe's most progressive policies for g...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 7

1. Vox breaks down the anti-gay controversy over Chip and Joanna Gaines, hosts of HGTV's “Fixer Upper.” 2. Salon takes a look at the Texas bill that could lead to a surge in LGBT youth forced into so-called ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 22

1. A Texas state lawmaker has proposed a law that critics say would force schools to out gay students against their will to their parents. 2. Slate's Mark Joseph Stern on how Pat “HB2” McCrory is trying to s...