GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, August 27, 2014

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Slate's Dear Prudence tells bisexual reader to stay closeted - The Advocate

Two guys are traveling across the United States to photograph LGBT families and couples - BuzzFeed

Germany: Out Berlin mayor to stand down - PinkNews

UK: Motion to introduce gender neutral passports gains cross party support - PinkNews


Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker rushing to reinstate voter ID law - The New Civil Rights Movement

Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin marriage equality bans - The Huffington Post

Waiter fired for writing "f*****s" on receipt - Gay Star News

"Ex-gay" awareness summit set to converge on Washington DC - Towleroad

Anti-gay pastor and likely GOP congressman quotes gay icon, pretends Thomas Jefferson said it - The New Civil Rights Movement


5 ways to make your classroom LGBT inclusive - The Huffington Post

13 LGBT roles that didn't kill these A-list actors' careers - The Advocate

#27BiStories: When did you come out? What was the response like? - The Advocate

Michaelangelo Signorile: Burger King's "Proud Burger" is a tax evasion cover-up - Towleroad


Ryan Murphy asks young people to "become LArry Kramers" as he accepts Emmy for "The Normal Heart" - The New Civil Rights Movement

Eddie Izzard: Being attacked for being a transvestite has prepared me for politics - PinkNews

Black queer women win our hearts at Afropunk, on & off stage - Elixher

Straight hosts ask gay rapper shockingly ignorant questions - Queerty

Watch Laverne Cox's incredible response to misogyny, transphobia and racism - The Huffington Post

The 80 gayest moments on "Pretty Little Liars" - AfterEllen

Laverne Cox distances herself from controversial trans inmate - The Advocate

Lesbian "kiss" on Dr. Who stirs complaints and arouses support - Towleroad


Michael Sam bails out fan who placed major losing bet - Towleroad

ESPN covers when Michael Sam takes a shower - Gay Star News

Michael Sam's teammate mocks ESPN for sexuality coverage - PinkNews

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