Audra McDonald

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

1. In Brazil, an LGBT person is murdered an average of every 19 hours, according to a report issued by watchdog group Grupo Gay de Bahia, who said there were 387 LGBT's killed in the South American nation last ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 11

1. A Pennsylvania high school reportedly forced a teen to watch an ex-gay video as punishment for watching gay porn.2. Gay Times reports that the United Kingdom's first ever same-sex Muslim marriage has tak...

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, May 2

1. "I don't think this community is asking for anything special from the Dallas Police Department. We appreciate their help but one thing we don't have is any arrests, still to this day." Reportedly another ant...

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

1. Human rights advocates are growing concerned after two girls were arrested in Indonesia and are being forced to undergo “rehabilitation for lesbianism.”2. Be careful out there, fellas. Danny Pintauro, th...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 8

1. You might have heard reports that Amazon has made their toy department gender neutral, but that's not entirely true. Yes, it appears they removed “boy” and “girl” as options in the search filter, but there a...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 25

1. Rolling Stone looks at “The Five Worst States for LGBT People.”2. The father of a transgender woman who passed away presented her as a man at her open casket funeral.3. A linguistics professor on wha...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 19

1. Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, will announce his retirement today.2. John Smid, former executive director of reparative therapy group Love In Action, married his same-sex partner on Su...