5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 9

1. Despite Democratic objections and a 39-hour filibuster, the Missouri Senate passed anti-LGBT “First Amendment Defense Act” legislation this morning. 2. A North Carolina lawmaker has fo...

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

1. The Washington Blade looks at whether President Obama will include LGBT issues in his final State of the Union address next week. 2. "Our marriage law says there is the freedom to marry and gender equalit...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 8

1. You might have heard reports that Amazon has made their toy department gender neutral, but that's not entirely true. Yes, it appears they removed “boy” and “girl” as options in the search filter, but there a...

Bruce Jenner is transgender, and it’s a big deal

Here’s a panel from Mad Magazine’s parody of the 1970s “Incredible Hulk” TV show, which appeared in issue No. 204 in 1979: Wait long enough and everything becomes ironic. Last Friday, April 24, after mon...
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[Video] Lana Wachowski, co-director of ‘Cloud Atlas,’ speaks out on being transgender

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For fans of "Bound" and "The Matrix" trilogy as well as "V for Vendetta," the Wachowski brothers became icons in the film industry. They were quite simply geniuses and garnered a huge, devoted fan base.  

But then reports came out years ago that one of the brothers had transitioned to female. The Wachowski Brothers, Andy and Larry, were no more. They were now Lana and Andy and now known simply as the Wachowskis.