GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, April 3, 2014

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Advocates say US isn't sending a strong enough message on Uganda's anti-gay law - BuzzFeed

Chilean Senate makes trans bill a priority - Washington Blade

The Pope's tone softens--but the Vatican is still fighting LGBT equality around the world - BuzzFeed

Introducing the Federalist, a new web magazine for anti-LGBT conservatives - Equality Matters

Australia: High Court orders recognition of "non-specific" gender option - PinkNews

"My status is not a secret" HIV awareness campaign launches - The Huffington Post

Cristina Kirchner, Argentine President, to be godmother of lesbian couple's child - The Huffington Post

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich also contributed to anti-gay GOP candidates - Towleroad

Russian lawmaker proposes constitutional ban on marriage equality - Gay Star News

Federal judge rules existing civil rights law can protect gay people from job bias - BuzzFeed

Lawmaker pushing for civil unions in Peru given 10,000 signature petition by supporters - Gay Star News

Anglican Bishop to gay clergy: Come out - The Advocate

Indian Supreme Court to reconsider verdict criminalizing gay couples' relationships - Towleroad

Campaign aims to stop deportation of lesbian landlady who would face "certain danger" to Uganda - PinkNews

Israeli students press government to ensure equality for LGBT community - Gay Asia News

PFLAG National Director of Policy to speak about LGBT equality legislation - The Rainbow Times

Fenway: Health risks of LGBs not well documented - The Rainbow Times

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Campaign aims to raise funds for custody battle over trans boy - PinkNews

Nike and Intel join list of Oregon businesses pushing for marriage equality - PinkNews

HRC calls on Winston-Salem State University to protect gay student, stop anti-LGBT harassment - The Rainbow Times

Boy Scouts of America fire gay scoutmaster after he comes out to NBC News - The Rainbow Times

Newly out Arizona senator told to "act more gay" by colleague - PinkNews

After outrage, Nebraska official allows high school student to perform gender acceptance speech - BuzzFeed

Dartmouth students take over president's office, demand response to freedom budget - The Huffington Post

Judge OKs transgender inmate's hormone treatments - The Huffington Post

Waltham House celebrates 11 years of serving LGBT youth at annual fundraiser - The Rainbow Times

Mississippi governor announces he will sign "don't serve the gays" bill - Gay Star News

Los Angeles authorities urge gay men to get vaccinated after meningitis outbreak - Gay Star News

Indiana GOP State Senator Mike Delph: "Gays don't fight fair" - Towleroad

Maura Healey in historic campaign for Massachusetts Attorney General - The Rainbow Times

COMMENTARY

Gay parents' adoption: A birth mother shares her incredible story - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

LOGO responds to transphobic slurs on RuPaul's Drag Race - Elixher

12 LGBT comics you should know - OUT

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "Modern Family" star, on marriage equality and conservative criticism - The Huffington Post

Adam Lambert: "I'm gay, that does not mean I'm disabled" - Gay Star News

SPORTS

Tom Daley: I'm definitely gay not bisexual - PinkNews

Taking one for the team: As baseball seasons kicks off, gay people are left wondering, where's our #42? - Frontiers LA

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