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

1. Politico says President Obama's tweet on the Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage was the number one politics and government tweet of the year.2. “Holly came from Miami F.L.A. / Hitchhike...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 10

1. Meet Eric Teetsel, GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio's new anti-gay director of faith outreach.2. The Shepard/Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act at work. A Washington state man who yelled anti-gay...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 30

1. President Obama, Vice President Biden and Hillary Clinton announced their support for HERO, Houston's LGBT equal rights law.2. A new AP poll shows that for the first time, most Americans expect governmen...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 28

1. “America has left the leaders of the Republican Party behind. We need to reject politicians who are supporting new forms of discrimination as a way to scare up votes. That's not how we move Amer...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 24

1. Politico takes a look at the Equality Act and the Democrats new strategy on LGBT rights.2. "Yeah, well, I disagree with him on that, don't I? Everybody deserves fair treatment — equal treatment — in the ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 7

1. “Up until now, I have totally isolated myself from the transgender community, so I have a lot of catching up to do. I feel such a responsibility to this courageous group to try to get it right and tell all s...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 29

1. Buzzfeed with a roundup of how newspapers marked the Supreme Court's decision on marriage equality.2. When former Obama campaign press secretary Ben LaBolt told the president that he was gay, the preside...

President Obama declares June as LGBT Pride Month

President Barack Obama released a statement May 29 declaring June as LGBT Pride Month:From the moment our Nation first came together to declare the fundamental truth that all men are created equal, courageo...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 13

1. President Obama topped last week's announcement calling for an end to gay conversion therapy by shooting a rainbow from his hand while saying goodbye to Jamaica.https://instagram.com/p/1S2ZC_NNOm/&nb...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 9

1. On the heels of President Obama's announcement calling for an end to “conversion therapy” for LGBT youth, a White House spokesman said Wednesday that the White House now has a gender neutral restroom.2. ...