GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, April 1, 2014

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Nigeria: Sharia court releases two men accused of breaking anti-gay laws - PinkNews

The striking Muxe: Mexico's third gender - OUT

Uganda's anti-gay law doesn't deter investors - The Huffington Post

2014 Trans 100 includes CeCe McDonald, Fallon Fox - The Advocate

Dating website OkCupid urges boycott of Mozilla over anti-gay new CEO - Gay Star News

European Parliament president: Cut aid from African countries with anti-gay laws - PinkNews

New anti-gay bill threat in Tanzania - Gay Star News

Uganda president leads anti-gay hate march - Gay Star News

NGO petitions Indian Supreme Court to correct anti-gay verdict - Gay Asia News

Israel curbs soldiers from attending Gay Pride Parade in uniform - Gay Asia News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Poll: Over half of Virginians now support marriage equality - PinkNews

LGBT housing non-discrimination bill killed by Louisiana lawmakers - BuzzFeed

Minnesota bill banning "ex-gay" therapy for minors fails to pass - Towleroad

PHOTOS: LGBT advocates demand stoning at anti-gay Harlem Church - The Advocate

Lesbian couple, one partner ill with terminal cancer, sue Indiana to have marriage recognized - Gay Star News

Married LGBT couple in Nebraska seek divorce, ask state Supreme Court to weigh in - Towleroad

Fenway Health nets $500k-plus at 23rd Annual Women's Dinner Party - The Rainbow Times

COMMENTARY

22 things lesbians said about the internet in 1994 - Autostraddle

Transgender female Crossfit athlete Chloie Jonsson talks equality, acceptance, tolerance and respect - The Huffington Post

GOP candidates slow to embrace marriage equality, despite growing support from base - The Huffington Post

Coming out as a publish figure - The Huffington Post

Gene Robinson: Religious conservatives are not the victims of bullying they claim to be - Towleroad

Deidre Hall on officiating daytime TV's first wedding for a gay couple - The Advocate

ENTERTAINMENT

Anderson Cooper says this is what he really thinks about Alec Baldwin - The Huffington Post

Amazon commissions new trans-based TV series "Transparent" - PinkNews

Gay singer Steve Grand raises an astonishing $326,593 on Kickstarter to finance debut album - Gay Star News

Laverne Cox to receive GLAAD Stephen F. Kolzak Award, Ellen Page to present it, everyone to swoon - Autostraddle

Through a Lens Darkly to premiere at 30th annual Boston LGBT Film Festival - The Rainbow Times

James Franco to play former gay advocate Michael Glatze in new film - PinkNews

SPORTS

Chapman University football player comes out to team, is surprised at level of acceptance and support - Gay Star News

To submit a story for possible inclusion in GLAAD Link, click here.

Sign up for GLAAD Link emails

Tags: 

Related Stories



 

Featured Story

ABC Family's staff joined the casts of the network's original series to take a stand against bullying. The network has gone purple on social media for Spirit Day.