5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 9

1. “Despite much to be wary of about Facebook — its ubiquity, its invasiveness, its capacity to alter much about the national mood — it has also become a critical tool for visibility and equality, and may be on...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 3

1. The Human Rights Campaign has officially adopted the use of the term “LGBTQ.”2. “We should deal with this issue the same way we’d want it dealt with if it was our child. And that is to try to create an e...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 16

1. The Washington Post reports that online dictionary searches for “transgender” spiked more than 600 percent after President Obama's directive on school bathrooms last Friday morning.2. Mic breaks down how...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 4

1. President Obama is poised to declare the first-ever national monument recognizing the struggle for LGBT rights, singling out a sliver of green space and part of the surrounding Greenwich Village neighborhood...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 22

1. “They're in response to politics in part, and part some strong emotions that are generated by people. Some of whom are good people, but I just disagree with when it comes to respecting the equal rights of al...

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

1. Ted Cruz is “attacking” Marco Rubio and Donald Trump by telling crowds that they have adopted the position of President Obama on marriage equality.2. A county clerk in West Virginia told a lesbian couple...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 7

1. The Washington Blade looks at whether President Obama will include LGBT issues in his final State of the Union address next week.2. "Our marriage law says there is the freedom to marry and gender equalit...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: A queer take on gun control

I try to promote joy and peace in my gift giving, which is why most of the holiday presents I pass out are THC-based. I had an odd, unfamiliar feeling last week as I licked and sealed an envelope and prepared t...