5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 7

1. Chibụìhè Obi, a 24-year-old writer and LGBT activist from Nigeria, is free after being kidnapped. Obi disappeared after he wrote an essay condemning anti-gay violence in the country.2. Are you a LGBT Chr...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 25

1. Congratulations, Taiwan! The country is Asia's first to legalize same-sex marriage.2. NPR chatted with Lebanese LGBT activists about how the community is treated in Lebanon, and what Beirut Pride Week is...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 4

1. Kim Davis made national headlines after she refused to give a same-sex couple a marriage license based on her religious beliefs. Though the couple did eventually obtain the license, a three-judge appeals cou...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, August 25

1. “When you have an environment like this, it empowers people to make positive and healthy decisions down the road and that saves lives.” The New York Times with a report on Major League Baseball teams putting...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, August 21

1. Wikipedia has banned Congress from making edits to the site after claims that a U.S. representative authorized transphobic edits from a staff member. The Wikipedia pages of actress Laverne Cox and whistleblo...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 27

1. “Did we have a lot of people in the closet in the administration? I used to say we had an entire warehouse.” POLITICO goes “Inside George W. Bush's Closet.”2. Actor Shia LaBeouf, inching closer every day...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 16

1. “They instill values like hard work and integrity, and teach their kids to take responsibility for themselves and those around them. This is a task for every father -- whether married or single, gay or strai...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 13

1. “I think you’re trying to say I used to be opposed and now I’m in favor and I did it for political reasons, and that’s just flat wrong.” NPR's Terry Gross and Hillary Clinton got into a tense exchange over t...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 9

1. “This is not a Republican or a Democratic issue, a conservative or liberal issue. This is an issue of interpreting the Constitution. Judges are consistently now interpreting the Constitution to require marri...