Stephanie Beatriz of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 6

1. The hills are alive with the sound of wedding bells. In a constitutional court ruling announced yesterday, Austria became the 16th European nation to grant marriage equality for all its citizens. The court r...

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

1. “Arrested Development” star Portia de Rossi claims actor Steven Seagal sexually harassed her during an audition. Seagal allegedly invited de Rossi to his private office, where the harassment ensued. “He told...
Jenna Jameson

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 24

1. Upon learning that Playboy’s first transgender Playmate, Ines Rau, is getting a centerfold in the magazine’s November issue, former porn star Jenna Jameson took to Twitter with some unkind words. “Playboy ju...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 26

1. Today in "take-back Tuesday," Education Sec. Betsy DeVos rescinds yet another set of Obama-era protection guidelines, these for college sexual assault survivors. New rules allow university leadership to deci...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 2

1. New year, new gender status on a New York birth certificate: Sara Kelly Keenan, 55, became the first person to be identified as intersex on a birth certificate.2. The Peach State's own Georgia Prosper in...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 13

1. Transgender teens in youth detention centers face a number of issues related to housing, counseling and even whether or not they're allowed access to hormone therapy — it all depends on which state they're i...

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

1. Ellen choked up as President Obama awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom yesterday.2. CNN reports on the convicted London serial killer who sought his victims on Grindr and other gay dating apps....

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 17

1. President Obama will award Ellen Degeneres the Presidential Medal of Freedom.2. Time Magazine looks into what's at stake for LGBT rights in the workplace under a President Trump.3. New York State Sen...

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

1. “I will not forget what happened at Stonewall or what happened at Pulse — or any of the countless physical assaults, emotional taunts, and bullying endured by homosexual fellow citizens over the generations....

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 8

1. Buzzfeed has 10 quotes proving that Jason Lewis, who is running for Congress against a lesbian progressive opponent, deserves the title of Minnesota's “Mini-Trump.”2. “To willingly allow anyone to hijack...