5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 13

1. The U.S. House is set to vote today on an amendment that would bar transgender people from receiving transition-related health care, such as gender confirmation surgery.2. Congrats, Malta! They're now th...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 9

1. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was confirmed yesterday, despite outspoken critics, NAACP sit-ins and national press courtesy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren persisting her resistance. The Human Rights Campaign condemne...

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, May 13

1. The Wall Street Journal reports that some employers are telling gay workers that they must wed in order to keep health-care coverage for their partners.2. Sweden has a novel approach to warding off Russi...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 10

1. Pope Francis has reportedly refused to accept the nomination of France's new Vatican ambassador because he is gay. The Vatican has refused to comment.2. Which brings us to our headline of the day, courte...

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

1. “We come across this reality all the time in the confessional: a father and a mother whose son or daughter is in that situation. This happened to me several times in Buenos Aires.... We have to find a way to...