5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 28

1. Read the resolution proposed by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida) for the US House to condemn the violence against gay men in Chechnya. 2. Also happening in Congress this week, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wi...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 21

1. Rhode Island Teacher of the Year Nikos Giannopoulos became a household name when he posed "visibly gay" alongside President and First Lady Trump for a photo op. He explains his message to NPR. 2. Meet Jak...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 7

1. Chibụìhè Obi, a 24-year-old writer and LGBT activist from Nigeria, is free after being kidnapped. Obi disappeared after he wrote an essay condemning anti-gay violence in the country. 2. Are you a LGBT Chr...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 23

1. Two gay men were caned in public in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, because of their sexuality. The city allows for citizens to be punished for "morality offenses." 2. An anti-discrimination measure added to a fed...
Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: Letting go of lesbian

When I came out almost five years ago, I thought that would be the end of my confusion about my sexuality. I believed everything was cut and dry: either you were gay, lesbian, straight or bisexual. I figured al...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 6

1. Meet the lesbian Colorado couple who just fought — and won! — a Fair Housing Act discrimination lawsuit. The couple, one of whom transitioned to female, was denied a rental opportunity because of their "uniq...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 24

1. An eighth transgender woman was murdered this week. Alphonza "Peaches" Watson of Baltimore, Maryland, was shot and killed Wednesday. Police do not have any suspects, but are actively investigating and asking...