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...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, August 8

1. "It was devastating. I did feel like he was being denied the dignity of death." Tampa church cancels a funeral the day before it was supposed to occur because the deceased was gay. 2. "I have heard that y...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 22

1. Hit CBS show “Two and a Half Men” is going to explore gay adoption in its final season by having Ashton Kutcher's character marry Jon Cryer's character and adopting a child together. Both characters in the s...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 11

1. Hundreds of students from Washington D.C.'s Woodrow Wilson High School staged a counterprotest against the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, who were protesting because the school's principal came out at the...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 5

1. Mark another in a growing list of recent losses for anti-gay marriage group the National Organization for Marriage. Five days before Oregon's gay marriage ban was struck down in May, U.S. District Judge Mich...