Lena Waithe

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 3

1. Two suspects have been arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder in the gruesome quadruple homicide of a lesbian couple and their two children in Troy, New York. Thirty-six-year-old Shanta My...

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, Nov. 3

1. This British bank became the first to welcome gender-nonbinary customers after hearing of a teenager who couldn't open a bank account because they didn't identify as male or female. 2. A string of burglar...

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

1. “I’m sad that my kids have to grow up next to this hate.” A lesbian couple's next door neighbors put up “No Trespassing” signs along the border that separated their yards, disrupted one of their children's b...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 6

1. An LGBT rights activist in Honduras was found murdered on Friday, two days after being kidnapped. 2. Meet the 25-year-old gay grandson of one of the founders of Hamas who now lives in New York City. 3....