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

1. The Associated Press reports that a Federal Highway Administration official sent a letter to Lexington, Kentucky, Mayor Jim Gray asking the city to remove its Pride-themed rainbow crosswalks, which are simil...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 15

1. Here's how the world reacted as Australians voted in favor of marriage equality yesterday. 2. The Pentagon confirmed that it will pay for a soldier’s gender reassignment surgery for the first time. The su...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 23

1. The baker of Donald Trump's inauguration cake got a lot of flak over the weekend for replicating Duff Goldman's 2013 cake for the Obamas. But she's also not taking any profit: all proceeds the Trump team pai...

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

1. Shiloh Quine, a transgender inmate in California, is recovering from her gender reassignment surgery. The surgery was funded by the state as part of its renewed focus on ensuring inmates get adequate healthc...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 14

1. “The need for cisgender people to understand what trans people have gone through is huge and incredibly important.” Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne talks about his new film “The Danis...