GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 29, 2014

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These Native-American tribes are pioneering marriage equality - The Advocate

Sweden resumes financial aid to Uganda - PinkNews

Sweden: Greens judges most LGBT-friendly parliamentary party - PinkNews

The rise of Europe's Religious Right - BuzzFeed

Government launches "Scotland believes in equality" campaign - PinkNews

UK Prison officials concerned inmates may be identifying as transgender for "a softer life" - PinkNews

Spain: LGBT people disproportionately affected by hate crimes - PinkNews

Council for Global Equality urges particular attention to LGBT African youth at White House summit - PinkNews

Study: Gays are leaving the "gayborhood" - The Advocate

Young and gay: Jamaica's gully queens - The Huffington Post


VIDEO: Gay Texas foster children caretaker fired for PDA with his fiance - Towleroad

Out gay politician to run for Chicago mayor in 2015 - PinkNews

Appeals court in Virginia strikes down ban on marriage equality - Gay Star News

Breaking: North Carolina Attorney General will stop defending ban on marriage equality - The New Civil Rights Movement

South Carolina won't stop supporting the state's ban on marriage equality - PinkNews


PHOTOS: Copenhagen celebrates 25 years of legal recognition - The Advocate

They just wanted to leave a mark - BuzzFeed

What the Virginia marriage equality ruling means for North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia - The Huffington Post

The exciting rise of Christian college LGBT groups - and what they mean for the future - Autostraddle


Anna Paquin talks bisexuality with Larry King - AfterEllen

Jenny McCarthy says "shame on me" for Hillary Clinton lesbian joke - The Advocate

Tom Hardy to play gay gangster twins - Out


VIDEO: UFC fighter weighs in, reveals surprise "legalize gay" underwear - Towleroad

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