5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 15

1. Three teenagers are in custody after allegedly chasing and attacking a trans woman with a hatchet at a Charlotte park last week. 2. Tinder just got more trans-friendly. They've released an update that inc...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 13

1. Pentagon officials are finalizing a plan to lift the ban on transgender individuals in the military. An announcement is expected this week and the services would have six months to assess the impact of the c...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 1

1. The Pentagon is adding non-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and bisexual troops. Transgender people are prohibited from serving openly in the military but officials say they continue to look into ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 18

1. WaPo has a great profile on Annise Parker, Houston's openly gay mayor, as she moves through her final year as mayor. 2. "My main concern was who was gonna take my spot? When you're in a place like that, y...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 24

1. The White House says they are open to lifting the ban on transgender Americans to serve in the military. 2. Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by the NFL, will be on the upcoming seaso...