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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 23

1. Katie Sowers, an assistant coach with the San Francisco 49ers football team, came out as lesbian. That makes her not only the first openly LGBT coach in the NFL, but in all of men's sports. 2. And speakin...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 17

1. Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is gay, wrote a letter to his employees regarding the violence and racism shown in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — and also revealed he's cutting off Apple Pay support f...

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

1. The Minnesota LGBT community mourns the loss of Beverly Cory, a financial advisor who was a longtime member of Quorum, the Twin Cities' LGBT and allied chamber of commerce. Cory was murdered during an armed ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 8

1. Fourteen-year-old Liam McAlpine was found dead in his bedroom this weekend. The gay teen came out recently on YouTube and subsequently used his channel to fight bullying. 2. Homosexuality is a crime in Ug...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 10

1. This is big. Target has announced that it will begin to eliminate gendered advertising for many of its products. 2. “Surgeries on intersex babies, these advocates argue, often cause the...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 16

1. Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is suing the team for their refusal to release the results of a six-month independent investigation into his claims that his special teams coordinator at the time ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 25

1. "I don't care what your culture is. Inhumanity is inhumanity is inhumanity. Prejudice is prejudice is prejudice." Vice President Joe Biden at a forum yesterday on U.S. and international LGBT rights. 2. Th...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 25

1. Jason Collins, the first active openly gay NBA player, has been appointed by President Obama to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. 2. A veterans cemetery in Idaho has denied the req...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 17

1. Same ol' same ol'. "I think we were struck by how, frankly, it's the same old arguments they've been using all along that have been so unsuccessful," said Sharon Baldwin, plaintiff in the Oklahoma case chall...