GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, June 5, 2014

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Labor Department stalls on trans discrimination review - The Advocate

Marriage equality legalized in Russia, as long as you're a British national - Queerty

Lesbian nominated to Puerto Rico Supreme Court - Washington Blade

Gay students in China increasingly vulnerable to HIV/AIDS - Gay Asia News


California school district pays out $750,000 over bullied gay teen's suicide - Gay Star News

WATCH: Openly gay mayor elected in Long Beach, California - The Advocate

US: Two-thirds of same-sex marriage licenses in Minnesotan county are for North Dakotans - PinkNews

University of California aims to become more LGBT-inclusive - The Advocate

Supreme Court refuses to put marriage equality on hold in Oregon - The Huffington Post

Principal in Washington DC comes out at high school's Pride Day event - Gay Star News

Trans women found murdered in Baltimore - The Advocate

Smith students continue protesting Smith Admissions' policies for transgender women - The Rainbow Times


Op-ed: The gay truth about Ronald Reagan - The Advocate

"Did you hear one...": Turning AIDS into punchline - Out

Distinct cultural Pride celebrations still needed - Washington Blade

Unalterable: On accepting myself as a queer person with dwarfism - Autostraddle

How the media contributes to the state of emergency faced by the trans community - Feministing

Losing my fears for my gay middle school daughter - The Huffington Post

Say it loud, I'm trans and I'm proud! On Pride season and self-acceptance - The Rainbow Times


WATCH: Same-sex pair's salsa dance sizzles on America's Got Talent - The Advocate

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis join Mothers and Sons on HIV/AIDS fundraiser - The Advocate

"The Better Half" webseries makes television debut tonight features real life lesbian feelings - Autostraddle


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