GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, August 7, 2014

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Judges Weigh Gay Marriage Cases From 4 States – Associated Press

2 Sides in Gay Marriage Fight Agree: Justices Must Act – The New York Times

Challenges to Gay Marriage Bans: Where They Stand – Associated Press

Is It Now Legal to Be Gay in Uganda? – Foreign Policy

Ex-Gay Therapists Attempt Rebrand Around ‘Therapeutic Choice’ And ‘Client Rights’ – Think Progress

Transgender individuals struggle to access health facilities – The Nambian


63 Texas Republicans Sign Court Brief Saying Marriage Equality Could Lead To Legal Incest, Pedophilia – The Huffington Post

Tennessee same-sex marriage case heard by appeals court – The Tennessean

Missouri gay marriage case moved to federal court – Associated Press

New website aims to build support for gay marriage in Wisconsin – WTAQ

Will primary loss slow Michigan gay rights push? Business coalition, Snyder still expecting action – MLive

Transgender Women in New York State Prisons Face Solitary Confinement and Sexual Assault – Solitary Watch

Family says Tampa church canceled funeral because son was gay – WFLA

Judge grills Michigan lawyer on difference between banning gay marriage and interracial marriage – MLive

Gay marriage case pits 2 star lawyers – The Courier-Journal

School board OKs transgender policy – The Sequim Gazette


Megyn Kelly's Cozy Relationship With An Anti-Gay Hate Group Leader – Media Matters

Reflections from the First Bi Community Leader to Meet With President Obama – The Bilerico Project

Laura Ingraham says hormone therapy for transgender kids is “child abuse” – Salon


Security is the top priority for Gay Games – WKYC

'That's So Gay.' Gay Games ad campaign is eye-catching – OutSports

Before Gay Games opening ceremony, a weekend conference on LGBTI health research – The Cleveland Plain Dealer

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