5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 7

1. A young man is being questioned in connection with the Monday morning shooting of a transgender woman in Birmingham, Alabama. Authorities are trying to determine if the murder of Jazz Alford is linked to the...

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

1. U.S. Air Force Major Adrianna Vorderbruggen, the first openly gay active-duty servicewoman, died in combat on the fifth anniversary of the U.S. military's official repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." 2. Th...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 23

1. “You're fundamentally wrong on civics.” Rachel Maddow told Rick Santorum how the Constitution works last night. 2. “I do like to think it’s important to write books that feature people who aren’t me becau...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 3

1. President Obama's $4 trillion budget proposal includes a major change to the Social Security Act that will allow gay couples to receive spousal benefits regardless of where they live. 2. “In those days I ...