GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 25, 2014

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LGBT equality champion Mariela Castro alive, not on missing Algeria plane - Gay Star News

Peter Tatchell: I am considering outing bishops who discipline married gay clergy - PinkNews

American Quakers are running an "underground railroad" to help LGBT Ugandans flee - The Huffington Post

Giovanni's Room, nation's oldest LGBT bookstore, to reopen - Towleroad

Researchers successfully destroy HIV in human cells - PinkNews

Study finds Truvada adherence difficult to maintain - Washington Blade

Janet Mock is Marie Claire's newest contributing editor - PinkNews

Fenway report: Trans people continue to experience more discrimination, poorer health - Autostraddle


How transgender teen Jordan K. is navigating high school - The Huffington Post

Michigan State LGBT Resource Center receives $1 million gift - PinkNews

This North Carolina same-sex couple braved an anti-LGBT rally to apply for a marriage license - BuzzFeed

Governor of New York launches LGBT task force - PinkNews

Florida appeals court won't lift stay on marriage equality - PinkNews

Even CT agency concerned by DCF's handling of trans teen Jane Doe - The Advocate

Equality Maryland celebrates passage of FAMA - Washington Blade

Arizona attorneys say marriage is not valid because couples cannot reproduce - PinkNews

Marriage equality could be worth $181.6 million to Texas - Gay Star News


Op-ed: Why Janet Mock's new job gives me hope - The Advocate

Calling out the US Conference of Catholic Bishops' transphobia - TransGriot

WATCH: Kicked out for being trans, teen explains how he survived - The Advocate

Planting seeds of change as LGBT Christians - from El Salvador to North America - The Huffington Post

Before Stonewall, DOMA heroine Edie Windsor says she was "this ignorant middle class lady" - Gay Star News


Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet: Rick Santorum wanted a photo with me--I said no - The New Civil Rights Movement

Anna Paquin explains that even though she's married to a man, she's still bisexual - Gay Star News

Super Model Andreja Pejic comes out as transgender - The Huffington Post

Sexy comedy to explore black gay experience - The Advocate


St. Louis Rams coach says Michael Sam "absolutely not" a distraction - Towleroad

Glasgow makes massive pro-LGBT statements in honor of Commonwealth Games - The New Civil Rights Movement

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