Maxine Waters speaks at HRC Dinner

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, March 12

1. In the words of Peter Boykin, an openly gay Republican running for North Carolina House of Representatives in Greensboro, “As long as there are troops and veterans out there who are not getting the care that...

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

1. With just four days to go until ballots must be postmarked in Australia’s same-sex-marriage (SSM) mail-in survey, marriage-equality proponents Down Under are growing increasingly concerned about their narrow...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 28

1. Cameras caught a man committing a hate crime — he set fire to a Phoenix, Arizona, LGBT youth center.2. This transgender woman in Thailand is kicking butt in the boxing ring. Meet Nong Rose Baan Charoensu...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 13

1. The US Food and Drug Administration approved a generic form of Truvada, the Gilead Sciences' "blockbuster" antiretroviral. However, due to patent expiration and other factors, it could be years before the ge...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 5

1. Meet the only two full-time staff members at Human Rights Campaign focused on HIV/AIDS advocacy, treatment and prevention.2. Happy Pride Month from Spotify! The music app launched its Pride Hub, a series...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 17

1. Meet Luis Larrain, who could be Chile's first openly gay member of Congress.2. "The Flash" actor Keiynan Lonsdale came out in an inspiring Instagram post this week.3. Human Rights Campaign filed a "f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 15

1. A Kentucky court ruled this month in favor of a "religious freedom" case brought against a Christian-owned T-shirt shop. Lexington Pride Festival ordered its fifth anniversary Pride shirts from a print shop ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 10

1. The Russian LGBT Network opened up to NPR about what it's doing to help gay men being rounded up and tortured because of their sexuality.2. For the first time ever, a transgender pastor held a Holy Commu...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 17

1. Author Jennifer Boylan's new book, "Long Black Veil," features a major transgender character. She opens up to Vice about the novel, her experience and her time mentoring Caitlyn Jenner.2. Trans activist ...