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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 22

1. A Baltimore federal judge has ordered a halt to Donald Trump's proposed transgender military ban. U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis wrote pointedly in his ruling that the “capricious, arbitrary, and unqua...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 3

1. More than 100 gay men have been arrested, and some killed, in Chechnya, according to a Russian newspaper report. Chechen leaders deny all allegations. 2. Homophobic police in Egypt are taking to the inter...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 22

1. Former Wyoming Republican Sen. Alan Simpson has some words for the president about signing a federal "religious freedom" law: Don't do it. 2. The future is brighter today for transgender med school studen...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 30

1. Someone decided to give Milo Yiannopoulos, the self-described "alt-right" openly gay editor at Brietbart, a book deal to spew his platform from. And by "someone," we mean the same company that publishes book...

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

1. Ellen choked up as President Obama awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom yesterday. 2. CNN reports on the convicted London serial killer who sought his victims on Grindr and other gay dating apps....