GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 21, 2014

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Nabisco's gay-inclusive Honey Maid/Teddy Grahams commercial slammed by One Million Moms - The Huffington Post

Chelsea Manning seeks legal name change - The Advocate

Leading marriage equality opponent on losing the battle: "I have a lot more freedom now" - The Huffington Post

UKIP Councillor: Bisexuals and trans people are "part time homosexuals" - PinkNews

Democratic support grows for Obama to sign ENDA executive order - The Huffington Post

Nate Silver steps into first controversy at new site - The Advocate

Africa Caribbean Pacific countries threaten EU summit boycott over LGBT equality sanctions - Gay Star News

Gibraltar approves civil partnerships bill - PinkNews

The Communist Party of India in their election manifesto promise to scrap anti-gay law - Gay Asia

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Jennifer Louise Lopez asks anti-gay Harlem church to stone her - The Huffington Post

West Virginia teacher suspended for mocking his school's gay/straight alliance - Queerty

Michigan Bishop offers strong support for marriage equality - PinkNews

Vernita Gray, longtime Chicago LGBT advocate, dies - Elixher

Massachusetts Senate passes anti-bullying legislation - The Rainbow Times

UPDATED: Poll shows Maryland transgender equality bill has wide support, while lawmaker fears "guy in a dress" - The Huffington Post

Federal judge denies Tennessee's request to halt recognition of LGBT couples' marriages - BuzzFeed

LGBTs march in Southie's big parades - The Rainbow Times

COMMENTARY

Op-ed: RIP gay clubs and their affirming debauchery - The Advocate

Op-ed: Gay and faithful aren't mutually exclusive - The Advocate

13 tips for women having safe sex with other women - BuzzFeed

Trying out lesbian dating app Dattch - After Ellen

Judy Shepard on the death of Fred Phelps - The Advocate

When black lesbians are killed by black men - OUT

VIDEO: Coming out as LGBT and undocumented - The Huffington Post

How to be an ally: What Piers Morgan can learn from W. Kamau Bell - Salon

ENTERTAINMENT

B.D. Wong to star in Jurassic Park sequel - OUT

VIDEO: Sir Ian Mckellen lends support to Stonewall's new No Bystanders campaign - PinkNews

SPORTS

VIDEO: Irish footballer praised for gay-inclusive victory speech - PinkNews

Michael Sam writes touching open letter to his alma mater - The Huffington Post

Get to know pro baseball's gay pioneers - The Advocate

Jason Collins says NBA player taunted him with anti-gay remark - Towleroad

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