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

1. Martin Shkreli, who is known for increasing the price of the AIDS drug Daraprim by 5,000 percent, was found guilty of fraud this week. The charges stem from financial issues, however, and not the drug price ...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Saying goodbye to Sully

“Go tell Sully bye,” I instructed Mr. Carter.Sully could barely hold her head up, so Mr. Carter squatted until they were eye-to-eye and told her goodbye while waving at her. Katie Jo and I teared at the mom...

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

1. It's official: the Department of Defense confirmed that White House officials reached out to begin drafting guidance that would ban transgender Americans from serving in the military.2. Janet Mock writes...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 24

1. Judge John Bush was confirmed by the US Senate to a position on the 6th Circuit federal appeals court — a decision that angered equality advocates, as Bush is seen by many as anti-LGBT.2. Human Rights Ca...

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...