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

1. Two Russian TV presenters have admitted to pranking Elton John by posing as Vladimir Putin on that phone call, inviting the singer to a Moscow Pride rally. 2. Speaking of pranks and Putin, a ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 23

1. “You're fundamentally wrong on civics.” Rachel Maddow told Rick Santorum how the Constitution works last night. 2. “I do like to think it’s important to write books that feature people who aren’t me becau...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 10

1. The AP reports on how a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against marriage equality would cause legal “chaos.” 2. “Santorum calls crowd of 4 in rural Iowa a success.” There's our headline of the day courtesy of T...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 17

1. “ don’t focus their energy on anything but the attempt to gather more power here in this country by using this issue of same-sex marriage as a tool.” Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt asked 2016 presidenti...

Simon Williamson: Our work for equality is never done

In my native South Africa, the rights of gay people are, as written in law, sacrosanct. When the folks who ran apartheid cried "uncle," and our political leaders went into negotiations over a new constitution, ...