5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 18

1. "After several failed attempts to pivot into a more serious and presidential mode, Donald Trump has decided to double down on his most small, nasty and divisive instincts by turning his campaign over to some...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 3

1. “It’s simple: Too many Republican leaders, regardless of their views on the constitutionality of the same sex marriage decision, did not come across as happy for gay Americans. The millions who cheered the r...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 17

1. A group of high school students in Ohio cross-dressed to school to show support for LGBT rights. 2. The L.A. Times has a great read on Jewel's Catch One, a nightlife haven for L.A.'s black LGBT community ...

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

1. A new chart from Pew shows that 7 percent of LGBT Americans oppose same-sex marriage. 2. Gay Holocaust memorials from around the world from yesterday's Holocaust Memorial Day. 3. It just got a little e...

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

1. Ouch. The Daily Beast on “The rise and fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America's worst gay power couple.” Hughes, a Facebook co-founder, is under fire for how he has handled ownership of liberal maga...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 22

1. Hit CBS show “Two and a Half Men” is going to explore gay adoption in its final season by having Ashton Kutcher's character marry Jon Cryer's character and adopting a child together. Both characters in the s...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 7

1. An Australian study of 315 same-sex parents and 500 children shows that the children were 'happier and healthier' than their counterparts with straight parents. 2. Slate with an article on how “Gay couple...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 1

1. A lot of LGBT business to handle yesterday for the U.S. Supreme Court, first with the Hobby Lobby decision which we reported on, as well as California's gay conversion therapy ban. This one came out in our f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 8

1. "I knew I would be happier. But I wouldn't have anticipated just how f---ing happy I am and how every tiny little aspect of my life feels better." Recently out actress Ellen Page talks with The Hollywood Rep...