GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, July 16, 2014

 

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Pulitzer Prize winning gay journalist detained in Texas by immigration officers - later released - Gay Star News

WHO accused of "perpetuating anti--gay stereotypes" with PrEP announcement - PinkNews

Victory: Croatia adopts civil union law for same-sex couples - Gay Star News

Archbishop of Finland apologizes for "Cruel Treatment" of gay people - Towleroad

Trans women share wisdom "by us, for us" - The Advocate

69 religious and civil rights groups asks Obama to exclude religious exemptions from executive order banning LGBT discrimination - Towleroad

Study: A third of teenagers think they can't catch HIV through unprotected sex - PinkNews

Transgender students face discrimination by religious colleges - Towleroad

Less than 3 percent of US identifies as LGB - Washington Blade

Will the Catholic Church accept its first transgender nun? - The Advocate

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Student fundraises online to pay for college after parents cut her off for being pansexual - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Mother delivers moving speech defending trans daughter - PinkNews

Advocate Elliot Brager dies at 72 - Washington Blade

COMMENTARY

Op-ed: Why Pride still matters - The Advocate

When it comes to campus sexual assault, administrators are failing their communities - Autostraddle

10 great tips for parents whose children have just come out as gay - The Huffington Post

19 words that mean something completely different when you're a gay man - BuzzFeed

ENTERTAINMENT

Watch now! Anna Paquin talks being bisexual on HuffPost Live - AfterEllen

Author Rainbow Rowell has written a "Harry Potter" story where Harry marries Draco - BuzzFeed

15 androgynous models you need to follow on Instagram right now - BuzzFeed

SPORTS

Major League Baseball makes major announcements supporting gay people, opposing homophobia - The New Civil Rights Movement

Comedy series inspired by gay soccer player Robbie Rogers in the works - Towleroad

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