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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, January 31, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Archbishop of Canterbury to African Churches: Respect gays - The Advocate

Coca-Cola to try and blunt LGBT criticism with Super Bowl ad about diversity? - Towleroad

Study: One in three lesbian and bisexual women experience workplace bullying - PinkNews

Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church issues statement on LGBT equality - Episcopal News Service

Russia gay teen social media support group charged with propaganda - Gay Star News

Mexican Supreme Court upholds equal public benefits for LGB couples - BuzzFeed

PlanetRomeo gives 1,526 Russian gay people a voice - LGBT Weekly

Gay soldier to receive historic London honor - Gay Star News

Catholics fight for LGBT equality with #PopeSpeakOut Twitter campaign - The Huffington Post

Canada: Gay theater group forced to close after homophobic letters and petition - PinkNews

Schatz introduces bill for discharged gay veterans - Washington Blade

LGBT community is about to lose a longtime ally in US House of Reps - Gay Star News

WATCH: Reporter recounts harassment in Russia - The Advocate

First look: Barneys spring campaign features 17 breathtaking trans models - BuzzFeed

Bulgarian Parliament rejects gay propaganda ban law - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

This is what people think Justice for Islan Nettles, a transgender murder victim, looks like - BuzzFeed

Bill seeking ban on ex-gay conversion therapy fails in Virginia House Committee - Towleroad

Why it's a good thing that the Indiana ban on marriage equality passed - Queerty

Maine trans student wins landmark discrimination case - The Advocate

Proposed law in California would ensure transgender people die as they lived - Gay Star News

COMMENTARY

Why it's OK to be a gay Republican - LGBT Weekly

Janet Mock opens up about her experiences as a trans sex worker at age 16 - BuzzFeed

20 Drake lyrics I've changed to be applicable to my life - Autostraddle

Op-ed: Hey gay guys, women are not the enemy - The Advocate

Feministing jamz: An LGBT people of color playlist for your post-Grammys blues - Feministing

ENTERTAINMENT

"Say Something" cover by Fancy Reagan benefits LGBT homeless youth - The Huffington Post

SPORTS

Op-ed: How the NFL is tackling LGBT issues - The Advocate

1968 Olympian John Carlos, who raised his fist in protest, speaks about LGBT equality, Sochi - Towleroad

9 NFL players who make allies look good - The Advocate

52 Olympians push for Russia to repeal "gay propaganda" laws ahead of Sochi Games - The Huffington Post

Sochi 2014 Committee: Athletes can "express themselves" but not protest at press conferences - Towleroad

GLAAD releases guide for media covering Sochi Olympics - The Advocate

When Manchester United footballer Anderson is asked point blank if he is gay, he gives respectful answer - Gay Star News

WATCH: Jason Collins wants to have a word with the "Duck Dynasty" cast - Queerty

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