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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, January 15, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Cameron breaks promise, UK will increase aid to Nigeria despite anti-gay law - Gay Star News

16 things you should know about the anti-gay situation in Nigeria - Towleroad

Russian "Scrubs" actor who wanted gay people burned in ovens resigns after backlash - Gay Star News

UN human rights chief condemns Nigeria's "draconian" anti-gay law - PinkNews

LGBT equality will lead to human extinction, according to FRC President Tony Perkins - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Right-winger claims "homosexuals already have full marriage equality" - The Advocate

America's first LGBT retirement community welcomes first residents - LGBT Weekly

Nigerian police accused of using entrapment and torture to identify and arrest gay men - PinkNews

Zimbabwe LGBT equality group GALZ wins High Court victory - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

US District Court rules Oklahoma's ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional - Autostraddle

California trans student suspended following act of protest - The Advocate

As landscape shifts, New Jersey LGBT leader heading home to run Oklahoma group - BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Church loses 80 percent of congregation after driving out gay choral director - Towleroad

Indiana House erupts in laughter after lawmaker calls LGBT community "intolerant" - The Huffington Post

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney engaged to partner - The Advocate

First grader prompts Cumberland schools to address gender identity - The Huffington Post

Maryland transgender equality bill introduced - Washington Blade

Poll: Utah residents evenly split on marriage equality but strongly support civil unions - PinkNews

Houston Gaymers the largest gay gaming group in the country - Towleroad

New York, Minnesota consider banning "ex-gay" therapy - The Advocate

COMMENTARY

Dear Oklahoma and Utah: "Karma's a b****. Love, California" - The Huffington Post

When will non-transgender people wake up to themselves? - The Huffington Post

Why do I stay in the United Methodist Church? - Washington Blade

Coming out about rape and crisis connections - The Huffington Post

Positively bi: gender differences in stigma against people who are bi - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Star Trek actor Chris Pine calls Russian anti-gay law "clearly awful, archaic, hostile nonsense" - PinkNews

Queen to release new track featuring vocals of Freddie Mercury - PinkNews

9 reasons you need to start watching "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" - The Huffington Post

10 things we learned about HBO's Looking - Out

Sailor Moon reboot likely to feature LGBT characters - The Advocate

SPORTS

Mayor of Sochi's Olympic Village defends Russia's anti-LGBT law - BuzzFeed

British footballer Liam Davis decides to come out as gay at the beginning of his career - Gay Star News

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