5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 19

1. Queerty broke the story of an anti-LGBT pastor in Michigan whose exchange of pics and messages on Grindr have surfaced. Rev. Matthew Makela, who has compared being gay to being an alcoholic and called transg...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 29

1. Three takes on yesterday's oral arguments on same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court. Buzzfeed says the justices appear ready to rule in favor, the L.A. Times says the justices view same-sex marriage with dou...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 13

1. President Obama topped last week's announcement calling for an end to gay conversion therapy by shooting a rainbow from his hand while saying goodbye to Jamaica. https://instagram.com/p/1S2ZC_NNOm/ &nb...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 2

1. An Omaha, Nebraska man is behind bars for felony arson after torching a rainbow flag that was on a lesbian couple's front porch. The couple had a new flag up later the same day. 2. A look at the Chinese p...

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

1. “He asked me like do you really need the money? At that moment I thought I did. I felt I did and . . . like it was just like he grabbed me by like my waist and he just started doing it. And it was like . . ....

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

1. Wow. Just wow. Urban Outfitters is under fire for selling a tapestry that resembles the uniform gay men wore in Nazi concentration camps. The Anti-Defamation League is urging the retailer to remove the item....

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

1. The Feds reportedly spent about a half-million dollars studying gay hookup apps like Grindr to determine whether they increase the likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behavior. 2. America's acceptance ...

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

1. “I can be trans for you.” Buzzfeed with 13 reasons things can get weird on Grindr when you're a trans guy. 2. “People will be snarky enough. Why hand them a weapon?” An anxious aunt writes to WaPo's style...