GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, February 28, 2014

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The Dalai Lama approves marriage equality - Instinct

World Bank suspends $90 million loan to Uganda over anti-gay law - Towleroad

Uganda to the West: "Keep your foreign aid" - Instinct

Ten gays and lesbians arrested in Jordan for holding get-together - PinkNews

Taiwan has a lesbian couple on "Ordinary Love" - After Ellen

United Nations: Tabloids publishing lists "exposing" gay people shows danger of Uganda's anti-gay law - PinkNews

Pope will fly to Uganda to worship male martyrs who rejected sex with men - Gay Star News

Walt Disney World cuts ties with Boy Scouts until they are fully inclusive - Towleroad

Zimbabwe: Government case against leading LGBT equality group head thrown out - PinkNews

Scottish government: Scotland stands ready to accept Ugandans persecuted by anti-gay law - PinkNews


Final order makes Kentucky recognize gay couples' out-of-state marriages - PinkNews

Phoenix mayor on anti-gay bill: The "damage has already been done" - The Huffington Post

DC government announces broad protections for transgender health care coverage - BuzzFeed

California bills seek to ban "gay panic" defense, address other issues - The Advocate

Ohio withdraws anti-gay, religious protections bill - Instinct


Fit for a femme's guide to spring fashion: It's all about layers, kittens - Autostraddle

Gone missing: Remembering black lesbians - OUT

Beyond either/or: How I am bisexual everywhere & all the time - The Huffington Post

What do Arizona's anti-LGBT bill and the Supreme Court birth control cases have in common? They're not about religious liberty - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: Why FIFA needs to move the World Cup - The Advocate


Lance Bass joins HRC in speaking out against anti-gay Mississippi bill - The Rainbow Times

Paula Deen compares herself to "gay black football player" Michael Sam - Instinct

Gay? Check. Female? Check. Minority? Check. Meet a woman who beat all the Hollywood odds - Upworthy

"Looking" writers shed new light on Jonathan Groff's awkward Patrick - Queerty

Ellen DeGeneres tells Robin Roberts it is profound when people really "get" you - Gay Star News

Steve Grand releases new music video "Back to California" - Instinct


PHOTO: Jason Collins, who wears "98" in tribute to Matthew Shepard, met his parents last night - Towleroad

Robbie Rogers says being closeted led to struggles with his mental health - Gay Star News

Jason Collins is standing on the shoulders of 8 out pro team sports athletes - Queerty

VIDEO: Deion Sanders: "Every team I played on there was someone gay in the locker room" - Towleroad

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