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

1. The FBI is now looking into a double murder in Missouri to determine whether it's a hate crime. The suspect, who is in custody, is a neighbor of the two victims (a mother and her daughter) and he had “an ong...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 6

1. “Being a gay American, I know what it means to look at the flag and not have it protect all of your liberties.” Soccer star Megan Rapinoe knelt during the National Anthem before a game Sunday night in a show...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 25

1. "It was incredible to see how our community came together in the wake of the senseless Pulse shooting. We hope this gesture can add to the heart and goodwill that defines Orlando.” Two Orlando hospitals won'...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 15

1. Donald Trump is proposing an “ideological test” for those who want to enter the United States that would assess a candidate's stances on issues like religious freedom, gender equality and LGBT rights.2. ...

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...