GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 10, 2014

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Orange Telecom cuts ties with Ugandan tabloid which outed gay people - Towleroad

New Look bans gay staff from discount that straight employees can use - PinkNews

Putin to face off with LGBT equality advocates for Nobel Peace Prize - Gay Star News

Google's International Women's Day doodle includes trans women - The Advocate

Disney, Hilton, Macy's, Nickelodeon to sponsor first annual weeklong vacation celebration for LGBT families - Queerty

HRC Foundation releases comprehensive state-by-state legislative report - LGBT Weekly

Ben Carson CPAC speech: Gay people "don't get extra rights" - The Huffington Post

Nehirim Retreat brings gay Jews together to celebrate faith and sexuality - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Russian LGBT equality campaigners pelted with eggs at International Women's Day rally - PinkNews

First Asian LGBT awards to take place in Singapore despite anti-gay law - Gay Asia News

LGBT community in India looks to general elections for change - Gay Asia News

Religious schools in Ireland to stand up against homophobic bullying - Gay Star News

NY Archbishop Timothy Dolan uncomfortable as Pope calls for study of civil unions - The Advocate

LOCAL/REGIONAL

BREAKING: Black lesbian couple found dead in Galveston County, TX - Elixher

Anti-gay former Puerto Rican Senator comes out as gay - Instinct

Meet the controversial spiritual advisor to trans people - The Advocate

Gay people are going to hell, says expert witness in Michigan marriage equality trial - The Huffington Post

50 onlookers but no one helped, says gay man attacked on New York subway platform - Gay Star News

WATCH: Christian pastors involved in African LGBT issues--but not how you may think - The Advocate

Nine LGBT advocates arrested while protesting Nigerian consulate in NYC - BuzzFeed

The marriage equality trial you don't know about just came to a close - BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Lesbian couple suing Vermont town for trying to drive them out - Towleroad

Courts in 9 Western states to review anti-ay laws more closely - BuzzFeed

Arkansas judge apologizes for bigoted online comments including comparing gay couples to bestiality - PinkNews

Low-income apartment complex for LGBT seniors opens in Philadelphia - The Advocate

Kentucky HB 171 hearing testimony - TransGriot

COMMENTARY

9 inspiring women backing LGBT equality around the world - The Advocate

Op-ed: A second look at bisexuality - The Advocate

ENTERTAINMENT

14 best new gay movies on Netflix streaming - The Huffington Post

Zoie Palmer totally has a girlfriend: "Lost Girl" actress thanks partner at Canadian Screen Awards - Autostraddle

BBC game show host defends contestant against transphobic Twitter trolls: "Grow up and get a life" - PinkNews

WATCH: The first trailer for HBO's adaptation of The Normal Heart - OUT

SPORTS

Athlete Ally's Hudson Taylor explains athletes' silence on LGBT equality in Sochi - Towleroad

US student tennis star Matt Dooley comes out as gay and speaks about attempted suicide - PinkNews

Openly gay soccer player Anton Hysen signs with a US team - Gay Star News

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