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

1. Days before the North Carolina Trans Pride festival, Derricka Banner, a black transwoman, is murdered in Charlotte. Banner is the 20th known transgender individual to be killed in the US this year, and the s...

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

1. A source close to President-elect Trump's transition says outgoing North Carolina Gov. Pat "HB2" McCrory "definitely" has a place in the administration. 2. Women's dating app Bumble has a new partner. The...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 25

1. All eyes are on North Carolina today as the state's 2016 legislative begins. The Charlotte Observer takes a look at how no one has more at stake than Gov. Pat McCrory, who signed the anti-LGBT House Bill 2 i...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 15

1. The CDC said Thursday that gay men who have unprotected anal sex can contract the Zika virus from an infected partner. 2. “Men should not be going to the bathroom with little girls.” Ted Cruz at a town ha...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 4

1. A man accused of a hate crime murder in the West Village claimed to a jury that he acted in self defense and that he is bisexual. 2. “We need jobs. We need a vibrant economy. I want every trans person to ...

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

1. Ted Cruz is “attacking” Marco Rubio and Donald Trump by telling crowds that they have adopted the position of President Obama on marriage equality. 2. A county clerk in West Virginia told a lesbian couple...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 8

1. Meet the two brave gay teens weathering the storm in a small town in Nashville after they started a gay-straight alliance. 2. The L.A. Times' David Horsey looks at Ted Cruz's lineup of “apocalyptic preach...