Alan Cumming

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

1. Hate-crime rates rose in nine major U.S. cities for the third consecutive year in 2017, fueled by increases in attacks of Jews, Muslims, African-Americans and LGBT people, Voice of America reports.2. Bis...
Peter Thiel

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

1. Fox News may be getting some competition. Openly gay venture capitalist Peter Thiel, who famously came out at the 2016 Republican National Convention while pledging his support for Donald Trump, is reportedl...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 18

1. So much for participating in the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. A Shariah law court in a conservative part of Indonesia spent that day condemning two young gay men to public caning for...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 8

1. Mark Green, the Republican senator picked by President Trump to lead the US Army, withdrew his nomination after being pegged as anti-LGBT by a number of equality and progressive groups.2. A Catholic scho...

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

1. Buzzfeed has the story of how an online love affair ended with trans man Kyran Lee convicted of sexual assault in one of several recent “gender fraud” cases in the UK.2. “I don’t want to erase all the hi...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 11

1. Pink News has info on the gay married man who was one of the seven police officers wounded in last week's shooting in Dallas.2. The Westboro Baptist Church is using Pokemon GO against the LGBT community....

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 22

1. Media Matters for America analyzed cable news coverage of the Orlando shootings and found that Fox News significantly underrepresented LGBT voices and that none of the networks featured many Hispanic or Musl...

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

1. Republican Louisiana governor and 2016 presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal says he would support a constitutional amendment enabling state legislatures to outlaw same-sex marriage if the U.S. Supreme Court ove...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 22

1. The Feds reportedly spent about a half-million dollars studying gay hookup apps like Grindr to determine whether they increase the likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behavior.2. America's acceptance ...