5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 9

1. “Arrested Development” star Portia de Rossi claims actor Steven Seagal sexually harassed her during an audition. Seagal allegedly invited de Rossi to his private office, where the harassment ensued. “He told...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 3

1. Al Reynolds, the ex-husband of former "The View" host Star Jones, has come out as bisexual after more than a decade of speculation. "Today I accept myself as a bisexual man. I have learned that sexual orient...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 19

1. Transgender troops can re-enlist in the military, for now, at least, according to the latest issued guidance from the Pentagon.2. Remember that anti-LGBT robocall in yesterday's #5LGBTthings? Well, it ma...

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

1. Vox breaks down the anti-gay controversy over Chip and Joanna Gaines, hosts of HGTV's “Fixer Upper.”2. Salon takes a look at the Texas bill that could lead to a surge in LGBT youth forced into so-called ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 3

1. President Obama's $4 trillion budget proposal includes a major change to the Social Security Act that will allow gay couples to receive spousal benefits regardless of where they live.2. “In those days I ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 29

1. "When the cops walked up, they were on side of the car, and they shot the window and they shot her. That's when she wrecked, and that's when the cop got hit." LGBT and Latino residents are looking for answe...

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

1. Tori Johnson, a gay man who was one of two killed in Monday's hostage situation in Sydney, is being called a hero after dying while reportedly trying to take the gunman down.2. "We're marching as veteran...

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

1. Under fire from conservative groups, the Vatican has backtracked their comments on gay marriage, saying the report they issued Monday was a “working document” and not the final word from Rome.2. “The pro...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 16

1. Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is suing the team for their refusal to release the results of a six-month independent investigation into his claims that his special teams coordinator at the time ...
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Openly gay Robbie Rogers on pro soccer return: ‘It’s good to be back’

Robbie Rogers 

Robbie Keane may have provided the Los Angeles Galaxy with the goals it needed to come away the victor from Sunday's game against the Seattle Sounders, but it was Robbie Rogers who stole the show.

Rogers stepped onto the pitch in the 77th minute to a roaring crowd Sunday night. For the first time in American men's professional sports, an openly gay man was a part of the competition.

In April, Rogers came out as a gay man and announced his retirement from professional soccer. The former U.S. Men's National Team player was then invited to a training session with the Los Angeles Galaxy and earlier this month, a trade was finalized between his old club, Columbus Crew, and the Galaxy.