Utah Senator Blocks Lesbian EEOC Appointment

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) on Wednesday continued his one-man effort to block the nomination of lesbian attorney Chai Feldblum to a third term on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In a Dec. ...

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

1. Vanita Gupta, president of and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, writes for SCOTUSblog about the Masterpiece Cakeshop case involving a same-sex couple. 2. A gay couple in Utah pl...

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

1. Finally, after nearly 70 years, the US Department of State issued a formal apology for the "Lavender Scare." 2. Cuba won't allow one of its LGBT rights activists out of the country, the Washington Bla...

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

1)A gay Duke University student threatened with death decides to speak out. At about 3 a.m. on Nov. 5, someone scrawled graffiti in a Duke University freshman dorm. It read, “Death to all fags @Jack.” “Jack” is...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 21

1. “The key question about this book is how on earth such a distorted and ahistorical and polemical attack on the architects of the marriage equality movement can have been written.” Andrew Sullivan, Dan Savage...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 9

1. “I haven't felt like this. Ever. It's a lot of weight lifted off my shoulders. I can finally breathe now and live life happily.” UMASS basketball sophomore Derrick Gordon comes out, becoming the first active...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 8

1. “I was willing to take whatever risks there were and work my heart out for this because it needs to happen, and if I can help do it, I’m there." In yesterday's 5 LGBT Things, we introduced you to the gay cou...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 7

1. The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that they will not hear a case in New Mexico where a photography business said its rights were violated after refusing to shoot a same-sex wedding. The business ...