Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 15

1. In a surprising move, an Alabama Senate committee yesterday approved a bill that would make significant revisions to the state’s sex education law, striking language calling homosexuality a crime and sociall...

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

1. The Naval Postgraduate School in California and the Palm Center estimate it would cost the US $960 million to enforce the president's ban on transgender troops, which is 114 times more than it costs for them...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 10

1. The Russian LGBT Network opened up to NPR about what it's doing to help gay men being rounded up and tortured because of their sexuality.2. For the first time ever, a transgender pastor held a Holy Commu...

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

1. Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for education secretary, gets called out by a Minnesota senator for supporting organization that promote or support conversion therapy at her confirmation hearing.2. Speaking of...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 22

1. “What would your mother say if I told her you were gay?” A Tuscaloosa, Alabama man was reportedly beating up by three men outside a bar Friday night. They repeatedly asked him if he was gay before attacking ...

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

1. Openly gay British diver Tom Daley won bronze in synchronized diving alongside his diving partner Daniel Goodfellow on Monday in Rio. Americans David Boudia and Steele Johnson took silver and China took gold...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 14

1. The New York Times reports on how Grindr is becoming an effective way to get gay men of color to try home HIV self-testing kits.2. The largest survey of transgender people yet shows the extent of the dan...

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

1. “There’s a whole lot of groups now, that are on the religious right, rethinking their Christian witness about what it means to be good to our gay neighbors. Jesus, or whoever your faith figure is, would not ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 1

1. British diver/pin-up Tom Daley announced his engagement to Oscar-winning “Milk” screenwriter Dustin Lance Black in a decidedly old school way.2. “Phone was stolen in Canada and out of my control for abou...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 7

1. Buzzfeed on whether the Supreme Court is the next stop after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld same-sex marriage bans in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee yesterday.2. Pollsters don't typica...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 21

1. “The key question about this book is how on earth such a distorted and ahistorical and polemical attack on the architects of the marriage equality movement can have been written.” Andrew Sullivan, Dan Savage...