5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 1

1. His way or the highway. In a 2010 meeting with the heads of all five service branches, President Obama made it clear they could support his position on striking down Don't Ask, Don't Tell or resign, accordin...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 24

1. “So I should come back tomorrow for my stoning?” This Harlem church, who you might have read about in 5 LGBT Things last week, posted the messages “Jesus would stone homos” and “Harlem is a homo free zone” o...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 19

1. A group of 195 lawmakers—all Democrats—sent a group letter urging President Obama to issue an executive order banning federal workers from engaging in LGBT discrimination. 2. Ugandan president Yoweri Muse...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 18

1. LGBT's nationwide are keeping an eye on Michigan for a decision in their marriage equality case, which US District Judge Bernard Friedman could issue as early as today. 2. Speaking of the Michigan case, B...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 6

1. Time Magazine—with their brand spanking new website debuting today—looks into what Pope Francis said yesterday regarding civil unions. He was asked about them in an interview with a daily Italian newspaper, ...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today, March 3

1. Oscar looked just a wee bit more fabulous than usual last night. From lesbian icon Ellen DeGeneres leading the festivities, to a “Wizard of Oz” tribute featuring a Liza Minnelli sighting and gay fave Pink si...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today, Feb. 28

1. Politico's got today's killer headline: “How business went DEFCON1 in Arizona.” They explore the enormous pressure that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer experienced from major businesses and corporations in the days ...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today, Feb. 27

1. Catholic League President Bill Donohue doesn't think gay people are discriminated against. He also reportedly thinks that he was brought into this world by a stork, and that O.J. didn't do it. “Where are the...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today, Feb. 26

1. Oh, heavens. One-third of young people who left organized religion did so because of anti-gay teachings or treatment within their churches, according to this MSNBC report. “A full 31% of young people (ages 1...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today 2-24-14

1. There is some Texas-sized firepower behind the push to bring gay marriage to the state. Congressman Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, and Mark McKinnon, former chief media adviser to President George W. Bush, have si...