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

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Gay-rights groups dispute federal survey’s estimate of population – The Washington Post

Marriage equality marches toward the Supreme Court – MSNBC

Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Calls For Inclusive Immigration Reform After Sit-In By Activists – BuzzFeed LGBT

Uganda Anti-Gay Law Struck Down by Court – The New York Times

Daily Mail mocked for misleading ‘sperm bank for lesbians’ claim – Pink News UK

State gay marriage bans face largest attack yet – USA Today

Iranian transgender refugee struggles for acceptance – CBC News

Transgender person's claim for female state pension rejected by appeal court – The Guardian


Broward judge to rule on Florida’s gay marriage ban and lesbian’s divorce – The Miami Herald

Colorado AG expects fire from both sides in defending gay marriage ban – The Denver Post

Activists say transgender woman raped at Arizona immigrant center – Reuters

Fear and violence in transgender Baltimore: 'It's scary trusting anyone' – The Guardian

Stay Sought in Ruling on Va. Gay-Marriage Ban – Associated Press

New Report: High Rates of Discrimination Plague Bay State Transgender Residents – WGBH

Transgender Vets Want Army to Change Names – NBC 4 New York


A poet who spoke to the black gay experience, and a quest to make him heard – The Washington Post

Justice Kennedy Opened the Door to Same-Sex Marriage, Will He Walk Through Next? – The Daily Best


Anna Paquin sets Larry King straight on bisexuality: 'It doesn't really work like that' – The New York Daily News

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