GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 11, 2014

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Gold for first "gay" garden at world's biggest flower show - Gay Star News

Home Office defends deportation of gay asylum seeker to Cameroon - PinkNews

Hobby Lobby: No only to contraception & LGBTs - The Rainbow Times

President Nixon on tape: I'm tolerant of gays, but they destroyed Greece and Rome - PinkNews

Unaccompanied LGBT immigrant children caught in the fray of border security and deportation - National center for Transgender Equality

White House hosts first ever LGBT tech summit - The New Civil Rights Movement

HIV returns in baby thought to be cured - The Huffington Post

LGBT Month celebrated in federal prison: A validation for lives dismissed - The Huffington Post

Lamda Legal endorses bill to restor contraceptive coverage - PinkNews

Pelosi hints at "plan" for ENDA as supporters stand by bill - Washington Blade


Indiana governor refuses to recognize marriages, pending appeal - Towleroad

Iraq War vet claims he was kickd out of cab for smooching his boyfriend - Queerty

Denver now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples - The Advocate

New law allows NYC transgender citizens access to gender-affiming ID - PinkNews

Teacher fired for being gay to receive apology 42 years later - The Huffington Post

Wisconsin finally appeals ruling striking down state's ban on marriage equality - Towleroad


Should we "fix" intersex children? - The Atlantic

Mississippi senior inspires debate with TIME open letter: "Dear white gays: stop stealing black female culture" - Towleroad

"I love my transgender brother" - The Hufington Post

Can coming out actually get better with age? - The Huffington Post

Heat crime: LGBT politics for a changing climate - The Huffington Post

Booklet on anti-gay propaganda a useful resource in "Culutre War" - The Huffington Post


Laverne Cox is the first transgender performer to be nominated for an Emmy - BuzzFeed

VIDEO: "Fox & Friends" laugh at university's gender-neutral bathrooms - LGBT Weekly

Tyler Glenn, Neon Trees frontman reconciling gay Mormonism - The Rainbow Times

Jane Lynch reflects on "Glee" as the final season approaches - The Huffington Post

Could this be the gayest Emmys yet? - Gay Star News

Chicago radio station slurs Laverne Cox as she's featured in John Legend video - The Advocate

Gay music teacher fired after becoming engaged in suing Catholic school in Georgia - Gay Star News


Colombia: Trans women form football club and hold own "World Cup" - PinkNews

VIDEO: Tennis legend Martina Navratilova shares her coming out story with HSBC - Towleroad

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