5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 6

1. Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Massachusetts) is the new leader of the US House's relaunched Transgender Task Force, which seeks advancement in healthcare, health disparities and education for transgender Americans...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 8

1. Helen Fitzpatrick, director of LGBTQ affairs for Philadelphia, is reportedly out of a job. Fitzpatrick plans to resign because of accusations she's not doing enough to curb racism in the city's "gayborhood."...

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

1. A leaked document from the Trump administration, which is allegedly a draft of a discriminatory executive order, hit the Internet yesterday. Contraception, adoption by LGBT parents, pre-marital sex, same-sex...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 30

1. The executive order Donald Trump signed last week to stop immigration from seven heavily Muslim countries was met with mixed reviews from the global community — including praise from the openly gay leader of...

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

1. Caitlyn Jenner confirmed with People magazine that she will attend tomorrow's inauguration of Donald Trump. Contrary to reports, he didn't invite her. She is going as a guest of American Unity Fund. 2. Sh...

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

1. Shiloh Quine, a transgender inmate in California, is recovering from her gender reassignment surgery. The surgery was funded by the state as part of its renewed focus on ensuring inmates get adequate healthc...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 13

1. At his Senate confirmation hearing yesterday, Dr. Ben Carson (who's been nominated as Housing and Urban Development secretary by Donald Trump) responded to a question about LGBT discrimination by saying ...