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

1. Under a settlement agreement filed yesterday in North Carolina, transgender people would be permitted to use public restrooms corresponding with their gender identity in the Tarheel State. The consent decree...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 5

1. After yesterday's House vote on a new healthcare plan, LGBT activists and individuals are on high alert. Here's what the Los Angeles LGBT Center had to say on the subject. 2. Meet the trans activist who w...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 9

1. Three North Carolina couples filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the state's law allowing magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages if they have a “sincerely held religious objection.” North ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 15

1. Elton John graces the cover of Billboard's first ever philanthropy issue, in which he writes an op-ed on the continuing fight against HIV/AIDS. 2. “At some point, attendance will involve congratulating th...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 3

1. “If the Republican Party and its candidates expect evangelicals, faithful Catholics, and other people of faith to turn out to the polls in large numbers in 2016, they better show more political courage, skil...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 16

1. “The only family is the traditional one. No chemical offsprings and rented uterus: life has a natural flow, there are things that should not be changed.” Gay fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana are under fir...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 5

1. “The silver lining in his comments are that he would be open to investing in a relationship with a teammate, even if he "disagrees" with the lifestyle. It may not be perfect, but I do see him making an effor...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 6

1. “Once the Supreme Court pries open this Pandora's Box of marriage, all of the evil contained therein will be unleashed. No conceivable form of marriage will be dubbed too extreme - whether it be unions with ...