Ryan Lee: NFL throws LGBT progress for a loss

While our community achieved many important victories in 2014, our progress may have been blindsided by football. Everything seemed aligned almost a year ago when Michael Sam attempted to become an openly ga...

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

1. Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, will announce his retirement today. 2. John Smid, former executive director of reparative therapy group Love In Action, married his same-sex partner on Su...

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

1. On Friday night, UMass shooting guard Derrick Gordon quietly became the first openly gay athlete to play Division I men's basketball. 2. “For the Democrats, stalwart support for the freedom to marry has a...

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

1. “With Sam being cut halfway through the NFL season and without ever stepping on the field during a regular season game, I think it will be a while before we see another player come out publicly. There just i...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 25

1. Jason Collins, the first active openly gay NBA player, has been appointed by President Obama to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. 2. A veterans cemetery in Idaho has denied the req...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 4

1. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced the recent deaths of three young gay men from meningitis and is recommending that all area gay and bisexual men get vaccinated. Doctors at the org...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today, Feb. 28

1. Politico's got today's killer headline: “How business went DEFCON1 in Arizona.” They explore the enormous pressure that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer experienced from major businesses and corporations in the days ...