5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 22

1. President Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia over the weekend and did not bring up LGBT rights at all — despite criticizing other politicians for doing the same while he was on the campaign trail.2. Vice Pre...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 6

1. Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Massachusetts) is the new leader of the US House's relaunched Transgender Task Force, which seeks advancement in healthcare, health disparities and education for transgender Americans...

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...