Danica Roem

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 11

1. Human Rights Campaign has released its annual State Equality Index, which ranks the states on LGBT issues based on 2017 legislation. Georgia was in the lowest-rated category, “High Priority to Achieve Basic ...

FDA opens door to ending gay blood donation ban

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration signaled Tuesday that it is reevaluating its policy on blood donations by gay and bisexual men, less than a year after changing its former policy and less than two months s...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 7

1. Bernie Sanders dropped by West Hollywood's iconic Hamburger Mary's during Drag Brunch on Sunday.2. 50 gay men on PrEP have donated blood to be added to this sculpture in a protest of the FDA's gay blood ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 2

1. Northern Ireland lifted its ban on gay and bisexual men from donating blood. Meanwhile in the states, gay and bi men can give blood...if it's been more than a year since they had sex with a man.2. PRIDE....

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

1. "@krisssstenxoxo the ppl we were just dancing with just turned and mafe out with eatch other #gay #ew" Note to gay bashers: if you plan on a night of good old fashioned gay bashing, don't leave a trail of ho...

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

1. "Even though the majority of women identify as straight, our research clearly demonstrates that when it comes to what turns them on, they are either bisexual or gay, but never straight." I'm anxiously awaiti...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 24

1. HRC, GLAAD and several other national LGBT groups call for an end to government displays of the Confederate flag.2. “Stonewall is a national symbol of dignity and defiance, a symbol that things can get b...

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

1. “It was embarrassing. It was humiliating … It’s just wrong.” A Detroit-area pediatrician has refused to care for a lesbian couple's baby, citing her religious beliefs.2. Two conservative groups have file...

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

1. “This policy sends the message that the problem is inherently with being gay, rather than engaging risky sex practices. This is prejudice shining through.” People are not happy with the FDA's announcement Tu...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 3

1. "He informs us that we were mistaken. Oops! Our bad. We would now like to present, our wonderful son - Kai Bogert. Loving you is the easiest thing in the world. Tidy your room.” The mother of an Australian t...