Top 10 International LGBT Stories of 2018

No. 10: Kim Davis-backed Romania marriage referendum fails A referendum on whether to define marriage as between a man and a woman in the Romanian constitution’s definition of family failed in October because ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 18

1. No decision on same-sex marriage from the U.S. Supreme Court today. Next chance is this upcoming Monday morning. 2. The anti-LGBT National Organization for Marriage will ask Republican presidential hopefu...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 4

1. The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments today to decide if gay sex constitutes “sexual intercourse.” The case arose in Key West in 2011 when a man was charged with falsely telling another man he was HI...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 12

1. Texas lawmakers have introduced bills to strike down the state's same-sex marriage ban. 2. “First, straights came for the smooth, pretty gay look recustomized as 'the metrosexual,' and now you have come f...

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

1. Writer of guest op-ed in TIME says hook-up apps are destroying gay youth culture. 2. “You can laugh, but you did it, Mr. Brown. You went to Russia to foment hate.” Freedom To Marry president Evan Wolfson ...

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

1. Newsweek says Catholics disagree about what exactly the Vatican said yesterday regarding marriage equality. 2. “The Coalition’s claims of an improper judicial selection process are unfounded, desperate, a...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, August 20

1. “By this time next year, it will be over as a legal matter.” Former National Organization for Marriage spokesperson throws in the towel on marriage equality. 2. UCLA's Williams Institute says legalizing s...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 29

1. Buzzfeed has a report on the rise of the religious right in Europe and how since the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage keeps losing fights in the U.S., they have been meeting with hard right repres...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 20

1. Progress. The Presbyterian Church (USA) voted yesterday by a whopping three-to-one ratio to allow same-sex weddings within the church. 2. Twitter had a field day mocking the embarrassing turnout at yester...

Judge dismisses most of NOM lawsuit against IRS

A federal district court judge on June 3 dismissed most of a lawsuit by the National Organization for Marriage that claimed an employee of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service deliberately leaked a confidential ta...