Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 15

1. In a surprising move, an Alabama Senate committee yesterday approved a bill that would make significant revisions to the state’s sex education law, striking language calling homosexuality a crime and sociall...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 14

1. The Naval Postgraduate School in California and the Palm Center estimate it would cost the US $960 million to enforce the president's ban on transgender troops, which is 114 times more than it costs for them...

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...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 28

1. The US isn't the only country with education concerns related to LGBT inclusion. In the UK, a new sex education curriculum is about to be unveiled — a compulsory class, and religious groups are expected to f...

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

1. Donald Trump rescinded Obama's guidance document regarding the right for transgender students to use school bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity. The Trump administration said this is something...

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

1. As the new president takes the Oath of Office today, it seems as good a time as any to review the LGBT advances brought to America by our outgoing leader. Thanks, Obama.2. Makonnen comes out as mainstrea...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 11

1. The LGBT rights movement in China is led by the "pink economy" in Beijing. Activists say that those with real spending power are in closeted, heterosexual relationships, but as tolerance becomes widespread i...

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

1. See what Dustin Lance Black — of the Harvey Milk biopic fame — thinks about new movie "Lion," about an Indian boy separated from his birth family and adopted by a couple in Australia, and the parallels it dr...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 23

1. Meet Erin O'Flaherty, the first openly gay Miss America contestant.2. The NYPD unveiled a rainbow-themed vehicle before the city's Pride march on Sunday.3. Oscar-winning screenwriter and gay activist...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 29

1.Sam Smith's Oscar acceptance speech for 'Best Original Song' is raising quite a few eyebrows and some Twitter shade from Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black: "Hey @SamSmithWorld, if you have no idea who I am, it ...