GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, February 19, 2014

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Magazine editor comes out as lesbian at Taiwan's parliament - Gay Star News

Gay people fleeing Uganda face attacks in refugee camp - Gay Star News

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh: Gay people are "vermin" and should be treated worse than mosquitoes - PinkNews

Pussy Riot members arrested in Sochi, authorities won't say why - Queerty


Tennessee drops "turn away the gays" ahead of Senate vote - PinkNews

Supporters rally for trans equality in Maryland - Washington Blade

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's latest move will infuriate Michigan's LGBT community - The Huffington Post

Colorado legislature approves joint tax filing for gay couples - Towleroad

Body of missing gay FSU student Ryan Uhre discovered in abandoned building - Queerty

Indiana Senate advances bill to ban marriage equality - PinkNews

Catholic priest accused of refusing to perform last rites to man after finding out he is gay - Gay Star News

Gay couples sue to have rest to Kentucky's marriage ban overturned - Gay Star News

Ohio gay couple sues after being denied Obamacare coverage - The Huffington Post


The 25 best colleges and universities for LGBT students - BuzzFeed

An open letter to Perez Hilton from a "real" gay dad of New York - OUT

Quick hit: Happy birthday to Audre Lorde! - Feministing

The 10 greatest transgender models - OUT

The biggest issue facing LGBT community today - The Huffington Post

Michael Sam, Michael Morones, and the problem of gender in America - The Huffington Post

Here's why LGBT people should be talking about net neutrality - Autostraddle


WATCH: Janet Mock appears on the Colbert Report - Elixher

VIDEO: American Idol's first openly gay contestant MK Nobilette stuns with opening performance - Towleroad

Patrick Stewart has an awesome response to being "outed" as gay by The Guardian - The Huffington Post

Julianne Moore to play Ellen Page's lesbian partner in new film - Gay Star News

Sundance 2014 was the gayest most gay Sundance ever - Autostraddle

Anne Rice supports Ellen Page, takes bit out of page's critics - The Advocate

Angel Haze releases new video "Battle Cry" - Elixher

Jill Soloway on bringing LGBT topics and characters to television and the web with "Transparent" - After Ellen

Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles wants to hurry along Country music's acceptance of gay people - Gay Star News


Charles Barkley: The whole "locker room discussion" is "an insult to gay people" - Queerty

NFL quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton won't tolerate homophobia - Queerty

IOC defends removal of trans MP for rainbow protest - The Advocate

Former Ireland rugby star sorry for saying gay people have no interest in sport - Gay Star News

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