5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 27

1. Pope Francis said on Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness from gay people for the way they have treated them. 2. A survivor of the Orlando shooting attended the NYC...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 24

1. “They stood up and spoke out. The riots became protests, the protests became a movement. The movement ultimately became an integral part of America.” President Obama designated the Stonewall Inn as a nationa...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: Death before dishonor

The line that forms outside of Bulldogs on weekends tells a story of gay fear, progress and hope. Instead of oral history, it's a bit of “aura” history: individuals occupying a space and writing a narrative tha...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Taking refuge in gay spaces

We go to gay bars to get away from everyone else, so the shooting in Orlando was an assault on our places; places that exist specifically because the general public pushed us to find spaces out of their sight. ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 23

1. Meet Erin O'Flaherty, the first openly gay Miss America contestant. 2. The NYPD unveiled a rainbow-themed vehicle before the city's Pride march on Sunday. 3. Oscar-winning screenwriter and gay activist...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 22

1. Media Matters for America analyzed cable news coverage of the Orlando shootings and found that Fox News significantly underrepresented LGBT voices and that none of the networks featured many Hispanic or Musl...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 21

1. “As people milled about not really dancing, the bar’s TVs, which usually play remixes of pop videos, were playing an MSNBC remembrance of Pulse’s dead. The club had turned off Chris Hayes’s voice and instead...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 20

1. Reuters reports that police in Bangladesh on Sunday shot and killed an Islamist militant wanted for the April murders of two LGBT rights activists. 2. “On Monday there had been a vigil. Wednesday was two ...