GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 3, 2014

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Bisexual asylum seeker's deportation flight to Jamaica was canceled - PinkNews

Ireland to hold referendum on marriage equality in 2015 - Towleroad

10% of the world's population now lives under marriage equality - Gay Star News

Herman Cain nostalgic for time when Burger King didn't support gay people - BuzzFeed

Rick Warren joins letter asking Obama for strong religious exemption in LGBT executive order - BuzzFeed


The Fenway Health Institute hosts groundbreaking meeting on bisexual health research - The Rainbow Times

Arrest made in Brittany Kidd-Stergis murder case - TransGriot

Suspect in trans woman's murder turns himself in - The Advocate

Texas Democratic Party responds to homophobic GOP platform, calls for ban on conversion therapy - Towleroad

Wheelchair theft prompts support for DC gay man - Washington Blade

Double murder suspect wanted over killing of two gay men in Seattle - Gay Star News

Nevada Republican may be nation's first openly trans state legislator - Washington Blade

Kentucky Baptist Church agreed to host wedding for same-sex couple for the first time - The New Civil Rights Movement

Economist Lee Badgett battles homophobia with economic, not sociological, data - LGBT Weekly

Teacher claims school musical axed due to a same-sex couple's wedding - The Huffington Post

To stop marriages, Colorado Attorney General agrees marriage ban is unconstitutional - BuzzFeed


30 bisexual women discuss their long term relationships with men - BuzzFeed

Asylum seekers and "dishonest" sexualities: Bisexuality at the border - Autostraddle

VIDEO: Rachel Maddow on how the SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling is already being used to justify anti-gay discrimination - Towleroad

Radically queer Islam: An interview with the cast of Coming Out Muslim - The Huffington Post

Femininity in men is a form of power - The Huffington Post

50 years ago LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act--could that happen today? - The New Civil Rights Movement

VIDEO: How punk music empowered a queer youth - The Huffington Post


Failed homophobic reality star Jason Benham compares himself to Mel Gibson, saying Christians must be willing to die to stop gays - Queerty

VIDEO: DirectTV previewing "To Be Takei" through August 6 - Towleroad


The WNBA is embracing out players, coaches, and fans - AfterEllen

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