GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 28, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

TBLG youth of color survey about LGBT movement - TransGriot

Britain is sending my bisexual son to his death, says mother - Gay Star News

WATCH: Great LGBT-themed speech from Netroots Nation - LGBT Weekly

MyDoorSign.com gives all-gender restrooms  makeover - LGBT Weekly

Cosmopolitan.com offers tips for lesbians - The Huffington Post

LGBT college presidents organize LGBT academics - The New Civil Rights Movement

Republicans have zero reaction to Obama's historic LGBT order - The Huffington Post

Federal government grants Christian Colleges right to expel transgender students - Queerty

Rob Ford and brother apologize for "unfortunate" attack on LGBT demonstrators at Ford Fest - Towleroad

Concerns raised that Belarus may enact anti-gay law similar to Russia's - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Alaska Supreme Court implements survivor benefits for gay and bi couples - Towleroad

Florida judge strikes down ban on marriage equality in Miami area - BuzzFeed

Bill to ban youth "gay cure therapy" submitted in Michigan - PinkNews

Michele Bachmann warns gay people want laws permitting adults to have sex with children - Gay Star News

WATCH: Mormon mom helps transgender son accept himself - The Advocate

Towing company owner arrested for targeting cars at Orlando's gay days - Gay Star News

COMMENTARY

Op-ed: NBC's straight-washing of John Constantine is bi erasure - The Advocate

Exploring faith, sexuality, and safe spaces through film and art - The Advocate

3 ways LGBT Christians are blessing the church - The Huffington Post

The ultimate resource for gay dads - The Advocate

When changing your identity changes your culture - AfterEllen

Exclusive excerpt from transgender anthology Letters for My Sisters - The Huffington Post

How to be openly gay in high school - The Huffington Post

LGBT youths with unsupportive parents sound off on Whisper app - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

VIDEO: NewFest, NYC's premier LGBT film festival, opens - Towleroad

"Painkiller Jane," woman-directed bisexual woman superhero movie announced - Autostraddle

Get schooled by Dear White People - Out

Silence of the Lambs director understands why film was considered transphobic - Queerty

AfterEllen.com huddle: The best lesbian/bi representation on TV ever - AfterEllen

Superhero TV show "The Flash" to feature two gay characters - PinkNews

James Arthur to change name following homophobic lyrics row - PinkNews

Tim Gunn isn't too sure about trans models on the runway: "I think it's horrible" - Queerty

SPORTS

Giants' David Tyree claims remorse over past anti-gay statements - The Advocate

VIDEO: Colombian transgender women form soccer club to combat transphobia - Towleroad

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