GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 14, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Quakers have "underground railroad" to help gay Ugandans escape the country - PinkNews

every gay and bi man should on PrEP drugs, says World Health Organization - Gay Star News

Faith-based leaders ask Obama to minimize religious exemption - PinkNews

Singapore libraries remove three LGBT-inclusive kids' books - The Advocate

WATCH: DOJ will urge Supreme Court to rule for marriage equality - The Advocate

Support down for marriage equality in Czech Republic in 2014 - Gay Star News

Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker facing deportation will now be released - PinkNews

Archbishop Desmond Tutu: God weeps when he witnesses homophobia - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Lesbian moms turned away for family pass at Ohio swimming pool - The Huffington Post

Republican senator who supports marriage equality hints at Presidential run - PinkNews

Court tells Utah to recognize over 1,000 marriages for same-sex couples - Gay Star News

Texas restaurant worker gets gay-supportive fist bump from Obama - The Advocate

Conservative Christian US college expels lesbian student - Gay Star News

Religious college that denied trans student housing granted discrimination law exemption - PinkNews

Chris Christie: Republicans should continue to fight against marriage equality - PinkNews

Tech pioneer revives unsolved mystery around gay brother's death - The Advocate

COMMENTARY

Meet the woman who helped change how police treat transgender police - BuzzFeed

The 21 realest Tumblr posts on bisexuality - BuzzFeed

Op-ed: Christian schools like Gordon College don't need a license to discriminate - The Advocate

Adding the ally voice to the movement for trans justice - The Huffington Post

My trans son: standing tall - The Huffington Post

Coming out: Growing up gay and Muslim in America - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Archie shot to death saving gay friend Kevin Keller in final installment of comic - Towleroad

Insufferable teen homophobe Nash Grier kisses a boy for publicity - Queerty

WATCH: Fox News discovers viewers not as transphobic as hosts - The Advocate

WATCH: Laverne Cox in empowering John Legend music video "You & I" - Gay Star News

Lesbian humanoid returns in sci-fi favorite Doctor Who - Gay Star News

New film chronicling Swiss gay magazine that survived the Nazis - PinkNews

SPORTS

GLAAD: FIFA endangers fans by doing nothing about anti-gay slurs at World Cup - PinkNews

Olympic gold medal swimmer Ian Thorpe just revealed he is gay--here's why it matters - The New Civil Rights Movement

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