5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 1

1. Barely three months into 2017 and six transwomen of color have been killed. Ciara McElveen was stabbed to death. Her murder is the second reported death of a black transwoman in New Orleans this month, occur...

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

1. A team of five reporters at Mic have created a comprehensive database of trans Americans who have been murdered since 2010. 2. “It’s hard to trust that it’s settled in his mind.” The New York Times has a ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 19

1. Over the weekend, 21-year-old Zella Ziona of Maryland became the 21st transgender woman murdered this year. All but two of the victims have been women of color. The suspect in custody reportedly gunned down ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 25

1. “There's no tasteful way to 'celebrate' Caitlyn Jenner or respect transgender people this way on the one night of the year when people use their most twisted imaginations to pretend to b...