GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, February 3, 2014

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VIDEO: Coke features first gay family to appear in a Super Bowl ad - NBC News

Stoli vodka pledges $300,000 towards program to develop global LGBT leadership - PinkNews

Online support group for Russian LGBT teens charged with violating "homosexual propaganda" law - BuzzFeed

Obama's big plan on ENDA: Hope John Boehner changes his mind - The Huffington Post

Swedes sing their support for LGBT Russians at Stockholm's Olympic stadium - OUT

VIDEO: Laverne Cox speaks on the revolutionary act of loving trans women at Creating Change 2014 - Autostraddle

Record turnout for gay pride march in Mumbai - Gay Star News

Bosnia: Three injured after hooded men attack Sarajevo LGBT film screening - PinkNews

"LGBT Fallen Heroes" aims to honor late LGBT service members - The Huffington Post

Scotland likely to pass marriage equality on Tuesday; first marriages could be in July - Towleroad

Two Senegalese men sentenced to six months in prison for being gay - BuzzFeed

First gay kiss airs on a Brazilian soap opera - Gay Star News

VICE's "Young and Gay in Russia" will make you raise your fist in solidarity - Queerty

Russia: Three men sentenced for stabbing and setting alight man they believed was gay - PinkNews

One Million Moms boycotts Disney show after including gay couple - Gay Star News


VIDEO: For the first time ever, Texas has 2 out LGBT lawmakers - Towleroad

Utah Rep. wants to restrict trans bathroom access, mandate physical exams - Advocate

Edith Windsor's lawyer seeks to argue in Utah marriage appeal - BuzzFeed

Hawaii court rejects lawmaker's legal challenge to marriage equality - Gay Star News

St. Patrick's Day Parade organizers reject application of LGBT group - The Advocate

Russia: Middle school girl accused of spreading "gay propaganda" placed under supervision - PinkNews

Study: Gay and bisexual teen boys use steroids at rate 6 times higher than straight peers - Towleroad

Russian gay expat: No gay people in Sochi? "I laugh because I've been to Sochi" - PinkNews


Western diplomacy supports Ugandan LGBT equality, but do Ugandans? - Queerty

Get excited about Janet Mock's project, I AM #RedefiningRealness - Autostraddle

Hey, humans of (Barneys) New York! - OUT

Why this man's claim that people "choose" to be gay isn't just total bull--it's dangerous - The Huffington Post

Big game graphed: Why do lesbians watch the Super Bowl? - After Ellen

Janet Mock's latest Melissa Harris-Perry appearance - TransGriot

Op-ed: Where will LGBT advocacy dollars go next? - The Advocate


Michael Musto talked with Philip Seymour Hoffman in 2005 about playing gay characters - OUT

Beyond Macklemore: Five out LGBT artists you should be listening to - Queerty

"The Last One," AIDS memorial quilt documentary, launches Kickstarter - The Huffington Post

Katy Perry and Madonna spotlight Russia's LGBT injustices in new Art for Freedom video - The Huffington Post

Gabourey Sibide apologizes for using transphobic slur - Elixher

21 things you didn't know about Mary Lambert, the featured singer on Macklemore's "Same Love" - BuzzFeed


Louganis, Navratilova, and 50 Olympians sign petition against Russia's anti-gay laws - Gay Star News

Sochi 2014: Russian Olympics advocates sue organizers for refusal to allow them to attend - The Huffington Post

Anonymous in Sochi: Back in the closet as the games approach - The Huffington Post

Gay Olympic legend Greg Louganis calls it "rather disappointing" that Russia was chosen to host Olympics - Gay Star News

Finnish Olympian swimmer comes out as gay - BuzzFeed

Italian Prime Minister promises to raise Russia's anti-gay laws at Olympics - PinkNews

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