GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, January 30, 2014

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Billboard in Mexico calls for gay people to be put to death - Instinct

Terror suspect rants against marriage equality in Canadian court hearing - Gay Star News

Leaders of Anglican Church speak out against anti-gay violence and laws - The Huffington Post

Tory MPs urge Home Secretary to ban people with HIV from coming to the UK - PinkNews

Russian "burn gays in ovens" actor sued by LGBT equality advocate - Towleroad

Study: 60% of trans people who are refused medical care attempt suicide - PinkNews

Tycoon finally retracts $130m offer for man to marry gay daughter - Gay Star News

Thousands head to Houston for LGBT conference Creating Change - Elixher

UK: Brothers who were "having a laugh" as they punched and stumped on trans woman, avoid prison - PinkNews

State of the struggle: First come LGBT legal protections, then comes marriage - Autostraddle

National Center for Transgender Equality applauds Dept. of Agriculture for new trans nondiscrimination rule - National Center for Transgender Equality

GLSEN warns of "school to prison pipeline" for youth - Washington Blade

US bishop: Gay people should be "disciplined like children" if they try to marry each other - PinkNews

Kyrgyzstan report documents widespread physical and sexual abuse of gay men by police - PinkNews

LGBT equality advocate Robert Coggin dies at 62 - Washington Blade

Report: Bullying, poverty, lack of acceptance linked to trans suicide rate - The Advocate

New website for trans youth - Washington Blade

Boehner tells LGBT caucus "no way" ENDA will pass - Washington Blade

UK government channeling support to Russian LGBT advocates to fight oppression - PinkNews

Carney defends absence of ENDA in State of the Union - Washington Blade


This 92-year-old trans WWII Veteran is fighting to be treated like any other widow - BuzzFeed

The story of two men who fell in love, and wed at the Grammys - The Advocate

Trans candidate Beyer to challenge gay incumbent Madaleno - Washington Blade

NYPD make arrest in attack of gay journalist - BuzzFeed

Proposed bill would let Utah taxpayers donate part of refund to fight marriage equality - Towleroad

"National Journal" spotlights gay Washington - The Advocate

This intense Louisiana gay bar murder mystery will haunt you - Queerty

WATCH: Colorado pastor arrested for kidnapping, robbing gay man - The Advocate

Canceled insurance plans reinstated for North Carolina LGBT couples - The Advocate

Federal Appeals Court upholds California ban on ex-gay therapy for minors - Instinct


Young Adult and Young Adult-friendly books about LGBT characters of color - The Huffington Post

7 perks of being single - The Huffington Post

I'm a transgender woman, and this is what it's like - The Huffington Post


GLAAD Media Awards: The Fosters, Kill Your Darlings, and Husbands earn nominations - OUT

Ranking the beards, scruff, and mustaches on "Looking" - BuzzFeed

Mary Lambert is dating Michelle Chamuel - After Ellen

Hallelujah! Original Weather Girl blasts "gay floods" politician - Gay Star News

NBC cancels Sean Saves the World, sitcom about gay dad - The Advocate

VIDEO: Wanda Sykes speaks out for LGBT equality in Russia on NBC's "The Tonight Show" with HC t-shirt - LGBT Weekly

"Faking It" has straight girls pretending to be lesbians - After Ellen


Lewis Black: Nothing about the Sochi Winter Olympics makes sense - The Huffington Post

German footballer lens Lehmann says gay players should remain closeted - Towleroad

International Olympic Committee's Dick Pound attempts to downplay Russia's war on "gay stuff" - Instinct

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