5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 2

1. For the first time ever, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found that gender affirmation surgery must be provided to a transgender woman under Medicare. 2. Speaking of, Slate has a look at ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 4

1. The Daily Beast goes inside the anti-LGBT church run by a billionaire pastor who loves him some Ted Cruz and Kim Davis. 2. Watch this gay London man stand up to a man who was allegedly harassing a drag qu...

Oscar buzz surrounds Out On Film entry ‘Freeheld’

The most star-studded entry in this year's Out On Film festival lineup is without a doubt “Freeheld,” a drama based on the true story of Laurel Hester, a veteran New Jersey police officer at the center of a wel...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 23

1. “You're fundamentally wrong on civics.” Rachel Maddow told Rick Santorum how the Constitution works last night. 2. “I do like to think it’s important to write books that feature people who aren’t me becau...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 12

1. The Wall Street Journal on how the same-sex marriage decision could affect couples' Social Security strategies. 2. A gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv drew 180,000 people. 3. Comedian Gina Yashere said on l...