5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 18

1. So much for participating in the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. A Shariah law court in a conservative part of Indonesia spent that day condemning two young gay men to public caning for...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 2

1. CNN reports that Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Trump's pick for attorney general, launched a public campaign as Alabama attorney general in 1996 to keep an LGBT rights group from holding a conference a...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 4

1. HuffPo has a profile on Kate Brown, the bisexual governor of Oregon. If she wins next Tuesday, she'll be the first openly LGBT person elected governor. 2. U.S. News & World Report looks at 20 retireme...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 29

1. The L.A. Times reports that the federal indictment against Republican former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is related to his lying to the FBI about paying off a male former student of his who he had sex with ...

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

1. “It’s like 'Say Yes To The Dress,' if 'Say Yes To The Dress' were about couples who aren’t sexually attracted to each other but go ahead and get married anyway, for religious reasons, and if the whole enterp...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, August 26

1. A lot of LGBT love at last night's Emmys. “Modern Family,” featuring Eric Stonestreet and out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson as a married gay couple, won for Best Comedy Series for the fifth straight time. Out a...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 28

1. "I think also they want to abolish age of consent laws, which means we will do away with statutory rape laws so that adults would be able to freely prey on little children sexually. That’s the deviance that ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 10

1. The 2014 Emmy nominations were announced this morning and there are plenty of LGBT connections on the list. First and foremost, actress and activist Laverne Cox made history by becoming the first openly tran...