GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, April 18, 2014

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Obama must keep promise to LGBT workers - Washington Blade

LGBT community continues to fight for legislative protection in Guyana - The Huffington Post

LGBT equality are playing a major role in India's national election for the first time - Towleroad

KFC apologizes for booting out lesbian couple for kissing - PinkNews

Egypt: Surge in anti-gay raids sparks fear of crackdown - PinkNews

Advocates seek funds to flee violent homophobia in Uganda - The Advocate

Our families at the White House Easter Egg roll - Equality Florida


Detained trans girl speaks out, details abusive past - The Advocate

South Carolina town mayor fires lesbian police chief for being gay - Gay Star News

Janet Mock, trans advocate, to speak at UC San Diego - LGBT Weekly

WATCH: Gay Boy Scout earns Eagle by restoring LGBT center - The Advocate

Lesbian couple's suit asks Wisconsin High Court to strike down marriage ban - The Advocate

Lawyer who fought DOMA seeks to intervene in Michigan marriage appeal - BuzzFeed

Off-Broadway musical heads to South Carolina to protest "gay book" funding cut - PinkNews

Prop. 8 defense lawyer reveals daughter is gay and he's planning her wedding - Instinct


The 10 most influential gay fashion bloggers - OUT

20 power couples you should know - OUT

"Stations of the Cross: The struggle for LGBT equality" by Mary Button emphasizes shared sufferings - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: Holding out for a (gay) hero - The Advocate


New documentary brings Kate Bornstein to the silver screen - AfterEllen

Here's the trailer for "Orange is the New Black" season 2 - BuzzFeed

Daniel Franzese, "Mean Girls" star, on his character Damian's sexuality - The Huffington Post

Robin Roberts recalls finally having a talk with her mother about being gay - Gay Star News

Fly Young Red aims to empower feminine men, may become LGBT advocate - Queerty

"Kinky Boots" star Billy Porter on being black & gay and forgiveness - The Rainbow Times

B. Scott loses BET lawsuit - TransGriot

Talking to MTV's "Faking It" showrunner Carter Covington - AfterEllen


Months before World Cup, Brazil stores sell t-shirts calling soccer players "f*****s" - Gay Star News

Openly gay college athletes explain what it's like to come out to their team - The Huffington Post

UFC champion denies sending homophobic messages, says he was hacked - PinkNews

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