GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 25, 2014

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Vandalized UK national trans memorial restored - TransGriot

Fight over whether Ukraine will pass law to protect LGBT people - Gay Star News

Christian charity World Vision will recognize LGBT staff members' marriages - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Bus driver sprays kissing teen lesbian couple with water, gets fired - Gay Star News

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says he won't come out for or against marriage equality - The Huffington Post

Mississippi creates public record of gay couple's marriage for first time - Towleroad

Federal judge denies motion to stay case challenging Wisconsin's marriage equality ban - Towleroad

COMMENTARY

Ending violence against LGBT black women is everybody's responsibility - Autostraddle

Watch now! Gloria Steinem on being called a lesbian - After Ellen

Passion and awkwardness abound as these gay strangers have their first kiss - Queerty

Do these people "look straight"? The photographer who is snapping LGBT faces across America - Upworthy

Op-ed: Investing in equality - The Advocate

ENTERTAINMENT

Jennifer Lopez to receive top gay honor from GLAAD - Gay Star News

VIDEO: "SHE4ME" marriage equality PSA selected for International Women's Film Festival in Rome - LGBT Weekly

Mary Harron is a feminist, LGBT-friendly director we can believe in - After Ellen

Ellen Page issues brilliant response to anti-gay pastor on Twitter - Towleroad

Fox News still uses "homosexual" to describe people - Equality Matters

Gay Game of Thrones  star: I'm happy to fight stereotypes - PinkNews

WATCH: Jerry Springer will no longer use T-word - The Advocate

At HRC gala, celebs speak about marriage equality in Michigan - Gay Star News

Mormon frontman of Neon Trees comes out - Queerty

Boy George discusses new album, gender identity, Madonna and more - The Huffington Post

SPORTS

NBA team owner acknowledges closeted players, supports them whether or not they come out - Queerty

Gay former NFL player Wade Davis speaks to coaches, general managers on homophobia, locker rooms - Towleroad

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