5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 20

1. “I’ve been excited for a long time to be honest as an artist, because we’re in a really cool time when we can be. I’m gay. I like boys. These songs are about boys. I think some people think I’m trying to mak...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 23

1. Last night was the series premiere of Ryan Murphy's “Scream Queens,” and yes, it was completely insane and ultra-gay. Towleroad has a recap. 2. The Washington Post got an early loo...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 20

1. “Moreover, the defiant act of flying of the gay rainbow flag, especially in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling that legalized same sex marriage in all 50 states, is undoubtedly offensive to devout Muslim...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 24

1. HRC, GLAAD and several other national LGBT groups call for an end to government displays of the Confederate flag. 2. “Stonewall is a national symbol of dignity and defiance, a symbol that things can get b...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 19

1. “Those who try to paint this as anti-Christian violence are deplorably engaging in whitewashing the truth of the matter to perpetuate a false narrative.” Towleroad has a roundup of LGBT groups' responses to ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 21

1. Remember that study that emerged last December saying that short conversations could change people's minds on same-sex marriage? It received widespread media attention across the globe. Yeah, the data was fa...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 19

1. “The inquisitorial demeanor that so many gay men have assumed in discussion of Schock—demanding that he out himself immediately or face the consequences—hardly differs from the religious right-wing scolds th...

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

1. Texas lawmakers have introduced bills to strike down the state's same-sex marriage ban. 2. “First, straights came for the smooth, pretty gay look recustomized as 'the metrosexual,' and now you have come f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 21

1. “The states’ right issue is such an old and tired form. When something is in clear violation of the Constitution, it is not an issue about states’ rights.” The Daily Beast says Hillary Clinton wants it both ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 17

1. “I have a song called 'Just A Wee Bit Gay.' It's a great little dance tune.” Dolly Parton is planning on doing an LGBT-friendly dance album. 2. “KFC is old and not expanding. Chick-fil-A is newer and comi...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 7

1. An Australian study of 315 same-sex parents and 500 children shows that the children were 'happier and healthier' than their counterparts with straight parents. 2. Slate with an article on how “Gay couple...