GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, April 17, 2014

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LGBT equality victory in Ethiopia - Gay Star News

"Cat Canyon" children book, engaged in Kickstarter - The Huffington Post

New book: Biden pushed Obama on marriage equality - The Advocate

Ugandan gay group seeking monetary aid to help HIV volunteer flee country - Towleroad

NCTE applauds federal protections for transgender survivors of violence - National Center for Transgender Equality

A $6 million legal bill -- and a fight for credit in the marriage equality movement - BuzzFeed

Celebrities and fashion icons unite to back Amnesty on LGBT equality in Russia - Gay Star News

Mozilla CEO just one of many to face backlash over Prop 8 support - Queerty

Petition launches demanding AHF president step down after labeling Truvada a "party drug" - Instinct


Judge stays most of Ohio marriage equality ruling - The Huffington Post

The 67 Louisiana lawmakers who just voted that gay couple's sex should be illegal - BuzzFeed

Trans workers in Boston eligible for health coverage - Washington Blade

University of South Carolina-Upstate chancellor, defends school's LGBT curriculum, comedy act - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Gay teen uses Boy Scouts to help gay community - The Huffington Post

Oklahoma marriage equality case goes before US appeals court - The Huffington Post


The religious exemption: A clear and present danger to LGBT equality - The Huffington Post

American cleans up its homophobic lexicon - The Huffington Post

Is the T word the new N word? - The Advocate

10 LGBT social media stars ruling the internet - OUT

10 LGBT producers making waves in Hollywood - OUT


"Trans" the movie screens in Westminster - Washington Blade

Cameron Diaz: I can appreciate women but don't label me bisexual - PinkNews

Gloria Estefan headlines Pride parade - Washington Blade


Over 100,00 tell IOC: No more Olympic Games in countries with anti-gay laws - PinkNews

Multiple National Football League teams expressing interest in Michael Sam - Gay Star News

WNBA star Brittney Griner can't support her college's anti-gay stance - Instinct

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