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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, January 14, 2014

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Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Nigeria's president has made "Jail All the Gays" bill law - Gay Star News

US Secretary of State blasts Nigeria's "dangerous" anti-gay law - PinkNews

UK Government: Nigeria's anti-gay law infringes upon fundamental human rights - PinkNews

Thousands expected to attend the 26th National Conference on LGBT Equality - LGBT Weekly

Indians wrote these incredibly heartfelt letters asking the Supreme Court to decriminalize LGBT intimacy - BuzzFeed

Joel Osteen tells Larry King "scripture says homosexuality [sic] is a sin...but I don't want to preach about it" - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: New VICE series explores what it's like to be young and gay in Putin's Russia - Towleroad

27 Nobel laureates join Ian McKellen to protest over Russia's anti-gay laws - PinkNews

Gay Mexican prisoner has eyes gouged out in vicious attack, left untreated for an hour - Gay Star News

More Australian jurisdictions moving to wipe historical charges against gay couples - Gay Star News

GOProud co-founder Jimmy LaSalvia leaves the Republican Party - Towleroad

Study: Gay couples more likely to be happy and positive than straight couples - PinkNews

UK Christian therapists ban "gay cures" - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Photo/Video of the day: CeCe McDonald released from prision - Feministing

Chris Christie puts up a road block for transgender New Jerseyans: Vetoes birth certificate modernization bill - National Center for Transgender Equality

What's happening for California's trans students? Unpacking AB 1266 - Autostraddle

Disney World joins coalition of Florida businesses supporting anti-discrimination law - PinkNews

Ohio choir director forced to resign following engagement - Advocate

Virginia Senate democrats announce major push to expand LGBT equality - The Huffington Post

In parting blow, Virginia's Cuccinelli files two last anti-gay opinions - Advocate

Indiana House considers anti-marriage equality amendment - Advocate

Republican moves bill to stop US government recognizing gay married couples when they move states - Gay Star News

COMMENTARY

Idol worship: Ten(ish) questions about keeping it real with Janet Mock - Autostraddle

Why I say I'm bisexual - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: One vlogger's informal Chatroullette survey on gay people - Towleroad

WATCH: Gay Iraq War veteran reveals all in new memoir - Queerty

100 most eligible bachelors 2014 - Out

ENTERTAINMENT

Jared, those trans women are the reason you have a Golden Globe Award - TransGriot

Jesse Tyler Ferguson pledges $10K to Australian marriage equality movement - Towleroad

LISTEN: Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace unleashes transgender dysphoria blues - Advocate

The stars of "Girls" on nudity and Jessa's sexuality - After Ellen

Angel Haze tells us the truth as if she has to on "Dirty Gold" - Autostraddle

VIDEO: "Candy Boyz" released by Black Gay University - The Huffington Post

Russell Brand accused of homophobia after saying "shut up you Harry Potter poofs" - PinkNews

Mother knows best: Why a TV show with lesbian moms matters to me - Out

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