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

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Marriage equality lawsuits brewing in Navajo Nation - Queerty

Robert Nugent, co-founder of LGBT Catholic ministry dead at 76 - Washington Blade

US Department of Energy affirms anti-trans discrimination is illegal - National Center for Transgender Equality

Update: Linda Harvey's "Maybe He's Not Gay: Another View of Homosexuality" book pulled from Amazon - The Huffington Post

Germany gets its first out lesbian cabinet minister - PinkNews

10% of the world is now living in a place where marriage equality is legal - Gay Star News

Pakistani born gay man to be deported on his birthday despite Australian partner - Gay Star News

Football Association's new Equality Adviser apologizes for calling gay people "detestable" - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

International media come calling at the GLBT Historical Society - LGBT Weekly

Michigan state employees profiling, refusing service to couples "they believe are gay" - Queerty

Charlie Crist "sorry" he backed ban on marriage equality, calls it a "mistake" - The Huffington Post

Houston Mayor Annise Parker calls for LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in inaugural address - Towleroad

COMMENTARY

20 years after Brandon Teena's death, trans equality still has a long way to go - Advocate

Body as a second language: Navigating LGBT girl culture on the autism spectrum - Autostraddle

2014 resolution: Attaining equality for LGBT people left behind - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Clay Aiken "actively considering" run for Congress - Washington Blade

Ricky Martin splits with boyfriend Carlos Gonzalez - The Huffington Post

Ultimate Gay Fighter video game debuts January 2014 - Gay Star News

SPORTS

Chris Kluwe says he was fired from Minnesota Vikings because of his pro-LGBT advocacy and a "bigot coach" - Gay Star News

Out US Olympic delegate Caitlin Cahow says Sochi games should be about "transcending differences" - BuzzFeed

Brian Boitano explains how Russia's anti-gay laws influenced his decision to come out publicly - Queerty

VIDEO: Brendon Ayanbadejo backs up Chris Kluwe's claims of anti-gay bigotry in the NFL - Towleroad

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