5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 20

1. As the new president takes the Oath of Office today, it seems as good a time as any to review the LGBT advances brought to America by our outgoing leader. Thanks, Obama. 2. Makonnen comes out as mainstrea...

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. 4

1. Hundreds of foreign LGBT individuals seek asylum in America, persecuted and exiled from their home countries because of their sexuality. Donald Trump's campaign, built on anti-refugee, anti-immigrant rhetori...

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

1. A team of five reporters at Mic have created a comprehensive database of trans Americans who have been murdered since 2010. 2. “It’s hard to trust that it’s settled in his mind.” The New York Times has a ...
Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: Raise hell in 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, y’all. Christmas is breathing down our necks, everything is covered in glitter and people are arguing about Starbucks cups. This is also a season of reflection as we pr...

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

1. Well, hey neighbor! The new neighbors of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence in Northwest Washington are trolling the Vice President-elect with rainbow flags. 2. “I don’t think you get credit for deciding not to disc...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 23

1. Ellen choked up as President Obama awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom yesterday. 2. CNN reports on the convicted London serial killer who sought his victims on Grindr and other gay dating apps....

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

1. “It's done.” President-elect Donald Trump told “60 Minutes” in an interview that aired last night that he's “fine” with marriage equality and that the Supreme Court has settled it. But Trump has previously v...