GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 17, 2014

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Gay vicar outed live on British TV - Gay Star News

UN: Pro-gay Bollywood video is our "most watched ever" - PinkNews

Record numbers as Transgender Lobby Day attacks ENDA religious exemptions - PinkNews

Macedonia: Parliament approves constitutional ban on marriage equality - PinkNews

Justice Department releases best practices guide to reform HIV-specific criminal laws to align with scientifically-supported factors - LGBT Weekly

WATCH: LGBT kids books (and a little glitter) delivered to your door - The Advocate

Vietnam's first generation of LGBT Pride - The Advocate

Married trans people must divorce, rules European Court of Human Rights - Gay Star News

Catholic Church slashes funding for immigrants rights groups over marriage equality - Gay Star News

Grieving gay people facing bigotry at funerals - Gay Star News


Mississippi mayor backs marriage equality - Washington Blade

WATCH: Mother of trans 6-year-old sweetly destroys transphobic myths - The Advocate

Utah asks Supreme Court to put marriage equality recognition order on hold - BuzzFeed

Second transgender woman killed in Baltimore since June - Elixher


Op-ed: When will we finally stop smoking? - The Advocate

The disappearing act: Fighting disordered eating as a masculine-of-center woman - Autostraddle

White gay man publishes epically stupid response to "stop stealing Black female culture" - Autostraddle

Working while trans - The Advocate


Linda Perry: Unfiltered and unapologetic - Out

Billy Eichner lands book deal - Out

Elton John: I'm not retiring, it was a joke - PinkNews


Tom Daley named sexiest man in the world - Gay Star News

Michael Sam delivers emotional speech after receiving Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYS - Towleroad

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