5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 13

1)Think Progress examines how conservative politicans are tripping over themselves to avoid mentioning the LGBT angle of the Orlando massacre by scapegoating Islam. "Radical Islam inspired the shooting, the arg...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: The daily lives of queer people

I am from a pretty violent country. South Africa is a bit New Orleans-ish, in that crime is terrible in certain places, and the middle classes who live in much safer areas than the mean think that the problem i...

Kim Riggins: Outrage and the absence of humanity

I had my column all typed up, and I was proud of it. My first column! It was exactly what I wanted to say and I even managed to throw in some clever alliteration. I had it finished almost an entire month before...