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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 3

1. The U.N. condemned the death penalty as punishment for same-sex relations, blasphemy, and adultery in a resolution 27 to 13. Among the 13 opposing was the United States with China, Egypt, India, Iraq, Japan,...

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

1. Vitit Muntarbhorn, the first LGBT rights expert with the United Nations, announced his resignation this week.2. Following a devastating earthquake in Mexico on Sept. 10, it's the women and muxes (a third...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 27

1. Human Rights Campaign takes a look at the more than 100 federal court vacancies, and what the president might do to fill them.2. A new human rights report was just released to the United Nations, and it ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 2

1. In a landmark move, the United Nations is sending a human rights expert to Argentina to assess anti-LGBT violence and discrimination in the country. Preliminary findings will be announced on March 10.2. ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 19

1. “The anti-LGBT provision in NDAA is not about supporting our troops, defeating ISIS, or protecting religious liberty – it’s about bigotry, plain and simple.” The U.S. House passed a bill that would gut Presi...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 13

1. “So why do we need a law to dictate that people who identify as men have to go to the ladies room and people with identify as ladies have to go to the mens room. We had laws like that once. We used to say th...

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

1. “According to transgender advocacy groups, at least 13 trans women have been killed so far this year. Eleven of the 13 victims have been women of color. And four of the deaths have come in just the ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 14

1. The engineer at the center of the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia has been identified as gay activist Brandon Bostian. The NTSB says Bostian caused the train to derail by slamming on the emergency brakes as the...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 30

1. There could be a positive LGBT equality result to come out of the mess that is L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist remarks and subsequent lifetime banishment from the NBA. Gay entertainment mogul Da...