GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, February 10, 2014

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Marcus Brandon seeks to become first out black congressman - Washington Blade

Chevrolet unveils new ad campaign featuring LGBT families during Winter Olympics - Queerty

VIDEO: Obama: "There is no doubt" we intended to send message of LGBT equality to Sochi - Towleroad

Republican official says gay people should be purged from GOP, blames LGBT community on satan - The Huffington Post

10 LGBT advocates arrested and dragged to police cars in Moscow's Red Square - Gay Star News

Growing number of Spanish Catholics think their church should marry gay couples - Gay Star News

Ireland to recognize foreign gay couples' marriages - Gay Star News

US Justice Department to extend new federal benefits to all married gay couples - Gay Star News

LGBT refugees endure sex interrogations for UK asylum - Gay Star News

Chobani posts ad inspired by gay-pride flag, takes on Russia's anti-gay laws - The Huffington Post

PHOTOS: Global protest of Russia's homophobia - The Advocate

LOCAL/REGIONAL

There's a conference for LGBT women and it looks awesome - Feministing

Jewlyes Gutierrez, transgender teen, enters agreement that could see criminal charges dropped - The Huffington Post

Oklahoma Restaurant won't serve "f*ggots, n***ers, muslims" - Instinct

Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade organizers reject MassEquality - The Rainbow Times

First ever black trans homecoming king crowned - TransGriot

VIDEO: Florida high school student suspended for defending gay student from attacker - Towleroad

COMMENTARY

The blindness of privilege in a time of oppression - The Huffington Post

Janet Mock, transgender writer, discusses Piers Morgan controversy, new book - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Transgender Barneys models discuss race in the fashion industry - The Huffington Post

Gay iconography: Do you love or loathe Kathy Griffin? - Towleroad

Trans translated: Boy's Don't Cry director Kimberly Pierce on 20 years of LGBT culture - Elle

ENTERTAINMENT

"Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth" talks sexuality in film, literature, and real life - After Ellen

Russian pop duo tATu performed during the pre-show to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies - BuzzFeed

Liz Feldman talks making "One Big Happy" with Ellen DeGeneres - After Ellen

"Orange is the New Black" and Jodie Foster have teamed up again - The Huffington Post

T-Pain: "Hip-hop won't work with Frank Ocean as he's gay" - Gay Star News

VIDEO: Rachel Maddow on yesterday's arrests of LGBT advocates across Russia - Towleroad

Blondie's Debbie Harry reveals they refused to play Sochi over human rights - Gay Star News

SPORTS

England's football captain reveals she's gay - Gay Star News

Sorry Putin, a bisexual skater has won a gold medal! - PinkNews

Bobsled hunk accuses Russia of censoring blog over his views on LGBT equality - Gay Star News

International Olympic Committee defends arrests and beatings of LGBT advocates - Gay Star News

Lesbian Olympic athlete in Sochi says fuss over anti-gay laws in Russia is "blown up bigger than it is" - PinkNews

The football world reacts to Michael Sam's coming out - BuzzFeed

Everything we know so far about Michael Sam - BuzzFeed

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