GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, April 15, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

US married gay couples file joint federal tax returns for the first time - Gay Star News

Mozilla appoints Chris Beard interim CEO following Brendan Eich flap - Towleroad

Obama chooses gay bishop Gene Robinson to lead Easter prayer - Gay Star News

World Bank president meets with LGBT advocates - Washington Blade

Survey: 26.5% of women are bisexual - PinkNews

India Supreme Court recognizes transgender people as third gender - Gay Star News

UN condemns Brunei over new law allowing gay people to be stoned to death - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Sex worker advocate convicted for crime of "walking while trans" - Feministing

Ohio authorities must recognize LGB couples' out-of-state marriages, judge rules - The Huffington Post

How the Connecticut Department of Children & Families is failing a trans girl of color - Feministing

Oregon students protest Day of Silence with "Gay Not OK" shirts - The Huffington Post

Mom of Michael Morones, 11-year-old bullied over "My Little Pony," speaks out on son's suicide attempt - The Huffington Post

ACLU seeks recognition for 300 Michigan marriages - The Advocate

Kansas City hate crime shooting suspect was also homophobic - Queerty

Nevada Republican Party drops opposition to marriage equality - The Advocate

Ohio man sentenced to 2.5 years for trying to beat the gay out of disabled brother - Gay Star News

COMMENTARY

So you wanna write the divine: Black LGBT artists talk spiritual practices of community building - Autostraddle

Reflections on my journey as the partner of a trans man - The Huffington Post

While you were defending an anti-gay CEO, a whole bunch of gay people got fired - The Huffington Post

National Poetry Month: Denice Frohman slams down oppression with survival poetry - Autostraddle

ENTERTAINMENT

Ellen Page presents Laverne Cox with GLAAD Media Award - OUT

Naomi Campbell: I encourage fashion runways to include more trans models - PinkNews

"She-mail" dropped from RuPaul's Drag Race  after outrage - Gay Star News

VIDEO: J.Lo to Rita Moreno: You made me feel "anything was possible" for Latinas - The Huffington Post

Women of color shine at 2014 Los Angeles GLAAD Media Awards - Elixher

Watch now! GLAAD Media Awards speeches by Ellen Page, Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox, and more - AfterEllen

Debby Boone opens up about how she has reconciled her Christian beliefs with being pro-gay - Gay Star News

PHOTOS: Celebrities share messages of hope, inspiration on GLAAD's red carpet - The Advocate

SPORTS

Chris Kluwe: The NFL needs to catch up with society on LGBT equality or it will start losing money - PinkNews

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