GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, April 4, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Mozilla CEO resigns following criticism of his support of California's Prop 8 - BuzzFeed

Uganda HIV/AIDS organization raided - Washington Blade

Manifesto launched by leading trans groups urging political parties to push for equality - PinkNews

Washington Times editor Emily Miller: Transgender equality 'endangers every single female' - LGBT Weekly

Georgian prime minister seeks marriage amendment - Washington Blade

Married LGB couples can now apply for Medicare - The Advocate

World Vision board member resigns in protest over gay staff ban - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Safe bathrooms DC to launch today - TransGriot

Oregon gubernatorial candidate compares marriage equality to murder - The Huffington Post

Maine moms say daughter's LGBT parenting essay was not featured with classmates' projects - The Huffington Post

Braulio Valenzela-Villanueva faces anti-gay hate crime charges after allegedly setting fire to lesbian couple's home - The Huffington Post

Gay Alabama lawmaker responds to controversial passing of anti-gay resolution - The Huffington Post

Jessica Dutro, mother who allegedly though young son was gay before murdered him, convicted - The Huffington Post

Alabama House calls for US constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality - PinkNews

Wisconsin man becomes the state's first trans elected official - The Advocate

Mississippi governor signs "license to discriminate" into law - The Advocate

COMMENTARY

Op-ed: Why LGBTs should care about MS - The Advocate

Op-ed: Removing the ego in the fight against HIV - The Advocate

Ten books for queers and feminists to read this spring - Autostraddle

How to manage a job search as a transgender candidate - The Huffington Post

My friend Andy, a gay teacher - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Countdown to the GLAAD Media Awards - TransGriot

Aussie supermodel Miranda Kerr reveals she likes women as well as men - Gay Star News

MTV's new fake lesbian show "Faking It" makes me so confused - Autostraddle

SPORTS

VIDEO: Brendon Ayanbadejo interviews Jason Collins in being gay in the NBA - Towleroad

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