5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 14

1. Calvin Klein is being accused of breaking Russia’s “gay propaganda” law after publication of a new advertisement. 2. See how the #visibleme hashtag on Instagram is helping LGBT y...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 1

1. A look inside the controversial opening night of an LGBT film festival in Russia, home of the “gay propaganda” law. 2. A gay man says he was brutally attacked by three men outside a gay club in Boston on ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 30

1. “Jesus teaches us that the masterpiece of society is the family: the man and the woman who love each other.” Pope Francis reaffirmed his opposition to same-sex marriage. 2. “You look at what’s going on in...

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

1. Russians have torn down a memorial dedicated to the late Steve Jobs, citing Apple CEO Tim Cook's coming out as gay. Okay. 2. "I didn't realize how much this mattered to me until it started to become possi...

Gay protests at Sochi Winter Games take two paths

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have demonstrated that there are at least two distinct ways to promote equal rights for LGBT people — the classic form of direct political protest and the “I’m here, I’...