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...