GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 15, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

22 heartbreaking confessions about coming out as gay, lesbian, or bisexual in India - BuzzFeed

Nigeria: Anti-gay law interrupts local treatment of HIV for gay men - PinkNews

Largest gathering of LGBT business owners in history to discuss challenges, opportunities at leadership conference - LGBT Weekly

Bishop: Church's approach to gay people is "sick and heartless" - PinkNews

Switzerland: Rate of new HIV infections falls by 8% - PinkNews

Emergency protest called to stop all imminent deportations of asylum seekers - PinkNews

World Health Organization clarifies recommendation, says men who have sex with men should consider Truvada - BuzzFeed

Moving forward with USAID's LGBT vision for action - LGBT Weekly

Smokers protected in more states than LGBT workers - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Gordon College faces review over request for ability to discriminate - The Huffington Post

Sun shines on Jersey's first marriage equality rally - Gay Star News

Appeals court combines and fast-tracks cases from Indiana and Wisconsin - PinkNews

Conn. trans girl, 16, placed in school for delinquent boys - The Advocate

Transgender Lobby Day in DC today and tomorrow - TransGriot

LGBT Louisianans: "We're family" - Washington Blade

Report shows Chicago homeless LGBT youth are in urgent need - PinkNews

COMMENTARY

PHOTOS: Step back in time with the fabulous drag queens of yesteryear - Queerty

NBC's Constantine won't be bisexual - The Advocate

ENTERTAINMENT

Dolly Parton plans to record pro-gay dance anthem - Queerty

SPORTS

Ian Thorpe "considered" coming out in 1998 but was warned it would lose sponsorships - PinkNews

Breaking: Major League Baseball to use all-star game to make major pro-LGBT announcement - The New Civil Rights Movement

Major League Baseball to recognize Glenn Burke as a gay pioneer - Out

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