GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 14, 2014

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Former US Surgeon General and new report slams military's ban on transgender members - Gay Star News

Here's why marriage equality suddenly surged among youngs and olds - Queerty

Lithuanian law targeting LGBT Pride Parades blocked in procedural vote - BuzzFeed

Nigerian Justice Minister claims anti-gay laws protect gay people from mob violence - Gay Star News

European Parliament plans sanctions against Uganda and Nigeria over persecution of LGBT people - Gay Star News

How new immigration detention guidelines fail trans inmates - The Advocate

Norway: Group of 10 youths sentenced after luring and attacking gay man with fake dating profile - PinkNews

US suspends some aid to Uganda over anti-gay law - PinkNews

BBC denies censoring gay Muslim debate - Gay Star News

Republican donors push for bill banning anti-gay workplace discrimination - PinkNews

Anger grows at Ezra Klein for hiring gay writer who fuels the animus of anti-gay conservatives - Towleroad

Advocate claims DNC chair discouraged dems from urging Obama to issue "ENDA" executive order - Towleroad

Congo considering anti-LGBT bill - Towleroad

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Sam Adams Beer pulls out of Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade over refusal of gay groups - Towleroad

Catholic Rep. Louis Ruiz introduces LGBT non-discrimination bill in Kansas House - Towleroad

Honey Andrews, transgender woman, allegedly barred from performing Selena tribute - The Huffington Post

Updated: Father of murdered Texas lesbian arrested in connection with deaths - Autostraddle

Triple punch: Marriage equality lawsuits filed in Arizona, Indiana, and Florida on same day - Gay Star News

Michigan's first out federal judge confirmed - The Advocate

Case of rare female-to-female HIV transmission reported by CDC - The Huffington Post

Catholic group leader calls for liberal academics to be "taken out and shot" - The Huffington Post

AIDS drops off list of top ten causes of death in NYC for first time since epidemic exploded - Towleroad

Mississippi House strikes "religious liberty" text from anti-gay bill, sends it to study committee - Towleroad

Lindsey Graham challenger calls the senator "ambiguously gay" - The Huffington Post

Bishop Melvin G. Talbert officiated a gay couple's wedding--now he may face a United Methodist Church trial - The Huffington Post

COMMENTARY

Importance of openly gay elected official - Washington Blade

"Genderbent Disney" transforms classic movie characters - The Huffington Post

The state of black LGBT people and their families - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: The lasting impact of out TV teens LGBT youth - The Advocate

Four basic things Vox's new hire doesn't understand about LGBT issues - Equality Matters

ENTERTAINMENT

Mary-Louise Parker recalls "Angels in America" and its impact on LGBT equality - The Huffington Post

Watch now! Mary Lamber on "The Queen Latifah Show" - After Ellen

VIDEO: Lance Bass and fiance Michael Turchin talk about changing Mississippi hearts and minds on marriage - Towleroad

VIDEO: NYC-based rapper Le1f, who happens to be gay, makes TV debut on Letterman - Towleroad

SPORTS

VIDEO: ABC News interviews Chloie Jonsson, trans woman suing CrossFit for millions - Towleroad

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