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, Sept. 4

1. “While this development is long overdue, inviting one group to march at the exclusion of all others ... is a far stretch from the full inclusion we deserve.” Gay activists are not exactly thrilled with the d...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 3

1. Vox on how the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which was signed into law 50 years ago today, could protect LGBT workers now. 2. We don't often get to write the words “People are furious over Burger King's Gay P...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 23

1. “The truth is, the image of the southern elite is kinda gay, and Schweitzer's not a homophobe – he was just boning up on some good ol'-fashioned populist elite-hating.” A gay Guardian journalist from the sou...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 10

1. "I just froze for about 10 seconds. I kind of knew but I didn't want the answer to be yes. One of the first things he said was, 'Mom don't cry.' " Here's Derrick Gordon's family's reaction to him coming out....

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 8

1. “I was willing to take whatever risks there were and work my heart out for this because it needs to happen, and if I can help do it, I’m there." In yesterday's 5 LGBT Things, we introduced you to the gay cou...