GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, June 4, 2014

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Three men who beat up gay men in France finally jailed - Gay Star News

Gallup and everyone else wants to know: were you born this gay? - Autostraddle

Abused kids placed with gay couple; birth parents enraged - The Advocate

Obama administration stalls response to Uganda's anti-homosexuality act - BuzzFeed

LGBT Republican group GOProud going out of business - The Advocate

Few documents back up Labor Department's claim of "ongoing review" about transgender equality - BuzzFeed

HRC urges Obama to take action on Uganda - Washington Blade

Director Thompson, how about a transgender category for the 2020 census? - TransGriot

Asians muted over Obama's support for same-sex relationships - Gay Asia News

Pro gay flash mob "colors" Hong Kong's iconic Causeway Bay pink - Gay Asia News


Illinois: Republican governor candidate wants to ban equal marriage - PinkNews

WATCH: Suspect in Atlanta beating invokes "trans panic" defense - The Advocate

Transgender man sues after being denied access to men's locker room at NYC public pool - BuzzFeed

Minneapolis hosts bisexuality conference - The Advocate

Florida judge denies anti-gay groups' motion to intervene in marriage lawsuit - Towleroad

City of Los Angeles commemorates the 1967 Black Cat riots - Gay Star News

Controversial op-ed on Chicago Cox is pulled from Chicago Sun-Times website - BuzzFeed


Profound portraits of young agender individuals challenge the male/female identity - The Huffington Post

Bisexual viral video star thanks supportive family, friends in GLAAD op-ed - Advocate

"7 Bible quotes in support of same-sex relationships" released by Arielle Scarcella and Matthew Vines - The Huffington Post

In support of the gender expression non-discrimination act - The Huffington Post

The inspiring transgender child and the Fox News doctor who would prescribe anti-psychotic medication - Equality Matters

Top ten Q&As about God, Jesus, the Bible & LGBT people - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: Call me crazy, but here's why I'm thankful for being HIV-positive - The Advocate

The stunning resurgence of progressive Christianity - The Huffington Post


In new tribute, Doris Day remembers her gay and closeted leading man Rock Hudson - Gay Star News

BET celebrates LGBT pride with celebrity series - Elixher

MTV's "Faking It" is changing the nature of queer representation on TV - BuzzFeed

Jenny McCarthy of TV's The View posts transphobic "her/him" joke on Twitter - Gay Star News

VIDEO: Actor Jonah Hill apologizes for homophobic slur on the The Tonight Show - Towleroad


Gay athletes celebrated in YouTube's "Proud to Play" video - Out

Jason Collins and "Orange is the New Black" join civil rights superstars as trailblazing - Queerty

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