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

1. Transgender troops can re-enlist in the military, for now, at least, according to the latest issued guidance from the Pentagon.2. Remember that anti-LGBT robocall in yesterday's #5LGBTthings? Well, it ma...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 1

1. Faith leaders across the country are speaking out about against nasty anti-LGBT "Nashville Statement" that surfaced earlier this week.2. Gilmer County, West Virginia, residents Amanda Abramovich and Sama...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 23

1. Katie Sowers, an assistant coach with the San Francisco 49ers football team, came out as lesbian. That makes her not only the first openly LGBT coach in the NFL, but in all of men's sports.2. And speakin...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 22

1. Sam Clovis, who President Trump has pegged to be the chief scientist for the US Department of Agriculture, is "one of the most radically anti-LGBTQ" appointments yet, according to LGBTQ Nation.2. Auburn ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 14

1. The Naval Postgraduate School in California and the Palm Center estimate it would cost the US $960 million to enforce the president's ban on transgender troops, which is 114 times more than it costs for them...

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, Aug. 1

1. The Minnesota LGBT community mourns the loss of Beverly Cory, a financial advisor who was a longtime member of Quorum, the Twin Cities' LGBT and allied chamber of commerce. Cory was murdered during an armed ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 31

1. Kansa Gov. Sam Brownback was nominated as the ambassador at large for international religious freedom — and his constituents back home are happy to get him out of his current office. Speaking of religious fr...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 28

1. Cameras caught a man committing a hate crime — he set fire to a Phoenix, Arizona, LGBT youth center.2. This transgender woman in Thailand is kicking butt in the boxing ring. Meet Nong Rose Baan Charoensu...

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...