5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 18

1. A Detroit man was charged Sunday in connection with a viral video that showed him pointing a gun and shouting anti-gay slurs at a man in a convenience store.2. The United Methodist Church elected an open...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 28

1. The ACLU of North Carolina, Lambda Legal and NC Equality are filing a federal lawsuit challenging House Bill 2, the sweeping anti-LGBT measure that prevents local governments in North Carolina from extending...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 21

1. The mother of an Atlanta gay man severely burned by boiling water says she never thought her then-boyfriend of three years was capable of what he did.2.Queerty writer Rob Smith shows us what can happen w...

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

1. This.https://twitter.com/SarahKSilverman/status/6803549862204989442. Queerty lists “eight times karma proved a total bitch for some truly awful people this year.”3. “Midnighter is not a book that...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 23

1. Last night was the series premiere of Ryan Murphy's “Scream Queens,” and yes, it was completely insane and ultra-gay. Towleroad has a recap.2. The Washington Post got an early loo...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 19

1. Queerty broke the story of an anti-LGBT pastor in Michigan whose exchange of pics and messages on Grindr have surfaced. Rev. Matthew Makela, who has compared being gay to being an alcoholic and called transg...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 2

1. Indiana lawmakers announced Thursday a “fix” to the controversial “religious freedom” law that would preclude businesses from denying service to people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. I...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 22

1. The Feds reportedly spent about a half-million dollars studying gay hookup apps like Grindr to determine whether they increase the likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behavior.2. America's acceptance ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 16

1. TIME looks at how evangelicals are changing their minds on gay marriage.2. CNN takes a look at how the Supreme Court's decision on gay marriage could affect the 2016 presidential race. An announcement as...

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

1. TIME's got a list of where 16 potential 2016 presidential candidates stand on gay marriage.2. Pew Research has an interesting interactive map showing state policies on gay marriage over time. Check it ou...

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

1. “I can be trans for you.” Buzzfeed with 13 reasons things can get weird on Grindr when you're a trans guy.2. “People will be snarky enough. Why hand them a weapon?” An anxious aunt writes to WaPo's style...