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

1. According to existing laws in Finland, transgender individuals must undergo sterilization procedures before legally changing their gender. But those laws may be about to change. 2. Today in the internatio...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 17

1. Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is gay, wrote a letter to his employees regarding the violence and racism shown in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — and also revealed he's cutting off Apple Pay support f...

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

1. The transgender military ban — supposedly on hold due to the threat of nuclear war from North Korea — would be a "great favor" to the military, according to President Donald Trump. Trump addressed the ban du...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 7

1. Ebony Morgan, a black transwoman, was fatally shot in Lynchburg, Virginia, this weekend. Morgan is the 15th transwoman killed this year. 2. A California legislator put forth a bill that would require work...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 6

1. Elected officials across the globe are joining together to form a worldwide LGBT rights group. 2. A Christian television channel in Russia has offered to pay LGBT Russians to leave the country, so they ca...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 27

1. A massive drop in HIV infections in London could be a signal that the AIDS epidemic may be nearing its end in Britain. 2. New York will soon have a monument to its LGBT community that honors the victims o...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 26

1. Three women were asked to leave the Chicago Dyke March over the weekend because their rainbow flags bearing the Star of David symbol were said to make people feel "unsafe." 2. Meanwhile in Turkey, police ...