GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 26, 2014

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New Chief Executive of Firefox gave $1,000 to support California's Prop 8 equal marriage ban - PinkNews

Mozilla releases diversity statement in response to anger over CEO's Prop 8 donation - Towleroad

First wedding for a gay couple to take place in UK this weekend - Queerty

Deputy Prime Minister orders rainbow flag to be flown from Whitehall to celebrate marriage equality - PinkNews

Fundraising drive launched by organization supporting older LGBT people - PinkNews

Zimbabwe doctor claims he can convert gay people with a box of crayons - Queerty

GSA Network joins teachers, advocates in calling for restorative practices, not suspensions - LGBT Weekly

Advocate tells UN panel LGBT people face "brutal" violence - Washington Blade

Company to recruit 1000 gay men in Hong Kong for new HIV drug - Gay Asia News

South Korean lawmakers introduce bill to scrap anti-LGBT law - Gay Asia News

LGBT groups deserve full respect, Vietnam tells UN Human Rights Council - Gay Asia News


Virginia Elementary School tells 8-year-old she isn't girly enough - BuzzFeed

Split appeals court rules no more marriages in Michigan for LGBT couples during appeal - BuzzFeed

NYC's Secret Lounge closes - GBM News

Volleyball teammates weep as they bury gay player shot by gunman - Gay Star News

Patricia Todd, Alabama's openly gay lawmaker, discusses reelection, GOP colleagues and why she'd never leave her state - The Huffington Post

Students hold rally in support of teacher suspended for anti-gay rant - PinkNews

Idaho campaigns look to protect LGBT people from discrimination, bigots look to stop them - Autostraddle

How a lawyer defied the gay establishment and got Michigan's marriage ban struck down - The Huffington Post

Oregon's next export? Discrimination, the anti-gay ballot measure that you will see on the next ballot - The Huffington Post

Marco Rubio clears path for first black, openly gay federal judge - The Huffington Post

Young man has to flee after coming out - The Huffington Post

The Welcoming Project: Promoting businesses that welcome everyone - The Huffington Post

Maryland House committee approves transgender equality bill - Washington Blade

LGBT girl city guide: Houston, TX - Autostraddle

Tennessee Senate passes bill that'll let gay kids get bullied because "religious freedom" - Autostraddle

Opponents of California transgender student protections law take repeal fight to court - BuzzFeed

Houston candlelight vigil for Britney and Crystal April 2 - TransGriot

Boston Pride 2014 Pride Week theme: Be yourself, change the world - The Rainbow Times


What Hobby Lobby can mean for the LGBT community - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Janet Mock on talks at Google - Elixher

10 transgender artists who are changing the landscape of contemporary art - The Huffington Post News Director on US response to Uganda: "It's a start" - The Advocate

What could transgender experience tell us about workplace gender roles? - The Huffington Post

Time to embrace a military chaplaincy for all the troops - The Huffington Post


Bob Harper of NBC's The Biggest Loser talks about coming out on the show - Gay Star News

British pop star Jaymi Hensley and fiance featured in new Moss Bros wedding ads - Queerty

VIDEO: Melissa Etheridge releases "Uprising of Love" - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Courtney love makes transphobic comments about Bruce Jenner? - The Huffington Post

Laverne Cox among Paper Magazine's most beautiful people - The Advocate

RuPaul's Drag Race's Trinity K. Bonet came out as HIV-positive on Untucked - OUT

Neon Trees' Tyler Glenn has a heartfelt message for those who said they "knew all along" he's gay - Instinct


Major League Baseball players poll: 81% ready for openly gay player - Gay Star News

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