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

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Prince Harry's Army buddy pulls out of awards for gay major - Gay Star News

Ugandan President signs anti-gay bill into law and the US might be making things worse - Autostraddle

Religious Americans support marriage equality - The Advocate

Intersex youth tell Fox News (and the World) about challenges they face - The Advocate

Jeanne Shaheen to introduce measure to give equal veterans benefits to gay married couples - The Huffington Post

Most Americans oppose Arizona-style anti-gay laws - The Huffington Post

John Kerry likens Uganda anti-gay law to anti-Semitism and Apartheid - The Huffington Post

83 percent of Jewish Americans support marriage equality - Gay Star News

University student lobbies China lawmakers to legalize marriage equality - GayAsiaNews

Asia's top pro-gay countries silent over Uganda's anti-gay law - GayAsiaNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Arizona's Jan Brewer vetoes bill, declares it pointless - The Advocate

We won a thing: Judge rules you can't take the same-sex marriage out of Texas - Autostraddle

Texas high schooler wins $77,000 compensation after school outed her to mother - Gay Star News

ACLU, Lambda Legal seek to join Virginia marriage lawsuit - Washington Blade

Hilary Clinton praises Arizona Governor's inclusive for vetoing anti-gay bill - PinkNews

Proposed Arizona law adds more bias toward trans people - The Advocate

Missouri Republican introduces bill allowing religion-based discrimination against gay people - Towleroad

Illinois "conversion therapy" ban introduced - Washington Blade

Texas Republican accidentally voices support for marriage equality in epic typo - The Huffington Post

Texas Governor Rick Perry slams judge's ruling striking down state's ban on marriage equality - Gay Star News

MassEquality, Anti-Defamation League, & AG Coakley applaud House's passage of revised anti-bullying legislation - The Rainbow Times

Louisiana gets health care extension - Washington Blade

ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church posts horrific anti-gay sign in Harlem, New York - The Huffington Post

New York City Council is boycotting the St. Patrick's Day Parade over LGBT stance - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Barney Frank demolishes Arizona "Right to Discriminate" bill - Queerty

DC mayor to announce trans health insurance policy - Washington Blade

Missouri gets "Gay Segregation" bill introduced - Instinct

COMMENTARY

Black athletes dispel myths about black homophobia - Washington Blade

Dividing the conquered: The false dichotomy between black and LGBT - The Huffington Post

What I learned from transgender students - The Huffington Post

100 LGBT black women you should know: The epic Black History Month megapost - Autostraddle

How Scalia helped screw Texas' case against marriage equality - The Huffington Post

Today is the anniversary of Trayvon Martin's murder - TransGriot

Supporting LGBT: Business can't afford inequality - CNBC

ENTERTAINMENT

4 LGBT-focused Oscar acceptance speeches - The Advocate

Perez Hilton is #notyoursassygayfriend or mine - Feministing

HBO renews gay dramedy Looking for a second season - adds Russell Tovey as regular - Gay Star News

Jan Brewer's Veto of Arizona bill draws wildly different media reactions - The Huffington Post

Steve Grand launches Kickstarter for first full length album - Instinct

"How I Met Your Mother" spin-off casts one of its gay leads - Instinct

SPORTS

Bomb threat interrupts gay Olympics in Moscow - PinkNews

NBA commissioner Adam Silver: Gay player should have happened long ago, "Sports fell behind" - Towleroad

Lobbyist trying to ban gay players from the NFL faces backlash from clients - The Huffington Post

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