GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, August 21, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Even former NOM executives believe marriage equality is imminent - The Advocate

"One+Love" app helps you find your niche of the queer community - The Huffington Post

Gay social networking app Hornet helps users find HIV clinics - Towleroad

LOCAL/REGIONAL

MA Transgender Equal Rights Coalition applauds Worcester's passage of protections for trans people - The Rainbow Times

Supreme Court puts hold on marriage equality in Virginia - The Huffington Post

Mom who tortured and brutally murdered 8-year-old son believed he was gay - Queerty

HRC launches cultural campaign in the deep south - Towleroad

Lesbian Mississippi couple in documentary threatened - Washington Blade

Mennonite pastor under review for presiding over same-sex couple's wedding - Towleroad

COMMENTARY

8 lesbian television couples you just love to cry about - BuzzFeed

Scott Lively takes aim at the "dangerous heresy" of gay-affirming Christians - Towleroad

LGBT customers sound off on their experiences with anti-gay discrimination at restaurants, businesses - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Top Filipino singer-actor comes out as a trans man - The Advocate

7 documentaries you can stream right now to better understand what's going on in Ferguson - The Huffington Post

Joan Rivers officiates gay couple's wedding for second time - Out

Gary Busey in Celebrity Big Brother homophobia row - PinkNews

John Lithgow recalls playing a transgender character in "The World According to Garp" - The Huffington Post

SPORTS

Kate Fagan brings LGBT athletes to mainstream audiences - The Advocate

Yogi Berra lends name to sports equality movement - Washington Blade

10 mushy moments with Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson - The Advocate

Trans athletes face harassment, confusing rules - Washington Blade

FA to investigate football bosses accused of sending homophobia texts - PinkNews

Minnesota Vikings to introduce zero tolerance for homophobia policy - PinkNews

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