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

1. Prairieland, America's newest detention center for immigration detainees, opened last week in Texas. It has a separate, remote pod specifically for transgender detainees, which some LGBT advocates say may do...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 12

1. “We need a good jobs governor, not an HB2 governor.” North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper went toe-to-toe in a feisty gubernatorial debate Tuesday night.2...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Stonewall-sized expectations

If you’re gay you’ve certainly heard of the Stonewall riots, but have you actually ever been to the bar where it took place? I have and it was nothing like what I expected.I wasn’t born when those demonstra...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 4

1. President Obama is poised to declare the first-ever national monument recognizing the struggle for LGBT rights, singling out a sliver of green space and part of the surrounding Greenwich Village neighborhood...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 29

1. A transgender woman reported to police that she was raped inside the bathroom at the historic New York City gay bar Stonewall Inn on Saturday night.2. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has banned city employees fr...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 14

1. The 2016 Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning with lesbian drama “Carol” getting the biggest snub by missing out on a Best Picture nod, although Cate Blanchett nabbed a Best Actress nomination a...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 24

1. “Lesbian, gay and bisexual students could be left vulnerable here with a lack of any sex education that is relevant to them.” The work continues. New research shows that sex education in schools are ignoring...