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...