5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 24

1. There are reports that the St. Louis Rams made a deal with the NFL where they would draft Michael Sam in order to not have to appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” Sam was the first openly gay player drafted in NFL...

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

1. “I never wanted to feel like I was forcing it on them. It just happened. The outcome was amazing. It was nice to know my teammates see me for who I am, not my sexuality." David Denson made hist...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 30

1. The Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a massive donation of $100,000, but there was a catch—the money could not be used to help transgender girls. Find out what they did. 2. “Yes, we should celeb...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 15

1. The Mexican Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage. 2. “We should ban discrimination against LGBT Americans and their families so they can live, learn, marry, and work just like everybody else.” Hillar...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 2

1. Just hours after Caitlyn Jenner made her debut on the cover of Vanity Fair, ESPN announced they would be awarding her the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year's ESPYs show on July 15. The network gave the ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 22

1. Josh Duggar, the anti-LGBT castmember of TV's “19 Kids and Counting,” resigned from hate group the Family Research Council after allegations arose that he molested five underage girls, some of whom may have ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 27

1. “I am not the only gay person in the NFL. I’m just saying there is a lot of us. I respect the players that did reach out to me and had the courage to tell me that they were also gay, but they ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 23

1. Want to know what kind of campaign Sen. Ted Cruz is going to run? Check the location of his first speech following his late Sunday night tweet announcing his candidacy for U.S. president—the anti-LGBT, evang...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 24

1. The White House says they are open to lifting the ban on transgender Americans to serve in the military. 2. Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by the NFL, will be on the upcoming seaso...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 29

1. "When the cops walked up, they were on side of the car, and they shot the window and they shot her. That's when she wrecked, and that's when the cop got hit." LGBT and Latino residents are looking for answe...

Simon Williamson: Our work for equality is never done

In my native South Africa, the rights of gay people are, as written in law, sacrosanct. When the folks who ran apartheid cried "uncle," and our political leaders went into negotiations over a new constitution, ...