5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 11

1. The American Prospect looks into U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Donald Trump's being in attendance for events put on by anti-LGBT groups in Orlando two months after the Pulse shooting.2. There's a petition to...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 8

1. “We aren't going to get into family arguments about the distribution of money. Work it out. We can't get in the middle of this." AP reports that the fund for the victims and family members of the Pulse shoot...

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

1. Brazilian model Lea T will become the first transgender person to have a major roll at an Olympic opening ceremony tonight.2. “They were beating people … mostly the trans women. A police person even step...

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

1. Democratic vice-presidential nominee Tim Kaine blasted his Republican counterpart Mike Pence and North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on LGBT issues at a rally Wednesday.2. Donald Trump's spokesperson, who ha...

FDA opens door to ending gay blood donation ban

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration signaled Tuesday that it is reevaluating its policy on blood donations by gay and bisexual men, less than a year after changing its former policy and less than two months s...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 28

1. Chelsea Clinton talked about the GOP's anti-LGBT platform Wednesday in Philadelphia at an event hosted by the Human Rights Campaign and the Victory Fund, singling out conversion therapy in particular and cal...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 26

1. The Advocate endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, only the second time in the publication's near 50-year history that they've endorsed someone for president.2. And the reaction to this all-gender rest...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 5

1. Black Lives Matter brought Toronto Pride parade to a standstill on Sunday in a protest against Pride Toronto's “anti-blackness.” Among their demands, the group asked Pride to increase funding and support for...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 30

1. The Washington Post looks at the complicated details behind the end of the transgender military ban.2. Speaking of, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan issued an executive order on Thursday barring discrimi...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 29

1. Primary voters in Utah and Colorado on Tuesday selected transgender women (both named Misty) to run for spots in Congress next fall—a first in major-party American political history.2. A group of gay men...