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GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, March 28, 2013

 

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Justice Department launches transgender training program – Washington Blade

Kyrgyzstan introduces Russian-style anti-gay bill - Towleroad

Italian cardinal: “If you teach kids not to bully gays, you’ll corrupt them” – Gay Star News

VIDEO: Lesbian asylum seeker faces death sentence if deported to Nigeria – PinkNews

Young gays excited about marriage, over 25s more jaded – Gay Star News

Record number of lesbian couples have children through fertility treatment – PinkNews

VisitBritain launches new “Love is Great” campaign – LGBT Weekly

Dr. Jill Biden meets with LGBT Americans benefiting from the Affordable Care Act – LGBT Weekly

New report dispels “myth of gay affluence,” shows disproportionate poverty rates for LGBT Americans – Towleroad

WATCH: Obama affirms LGBT equality, denounces Russia in Brussels speech – The Advocate

Survey: Two thirds of British teachers “not ready” to teach marriage equality – PinkNews

Transgender Indians harassed and left to die by healthcare professionals – Queerty

World Vision offers to refund donations after reinstating gay staff ban – PinkNews

Archbishop of Canterbury: Church’s resistance to marriage equality is over – PinkNews

Mozilla employees call on CEO Brendan Eich to step down over Prop 8 donation - Towleroad

Australian Greens to introduce bill seeking to recognize gay couples' overseas marriages - Gay Star News

EU puts pressure on Uganda in closed talks about anti-gay law - PinkNews

Four in five Brits would love to go to a gay couple's wedding - Gay Star News

Most Vietnamese oppose marriage equality despite government approval - Gay Asia News

Transgender woman in Philippines sues to stop discrimination at work - Gay Asia News

India's ruling Congress pledges to protect gay community - Gay Asia News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Maryland trans equality bill passes House - TransGriot

Maryland lawmaker accuses gay conversion group of profiting off ignorance, traumatizing teens – The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Five gay couples apply for, and are denied, marriage licenses in Mississippi – Towleroad

Family adopts 15-year-old gay teen who was disowned by his family – Queerty

Oregon mother allegedly murdered 4-year-old son because she thought he was gay - PinkNews

Hawaii diocese implements contract: Gay teachers can be fired - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Texas Montessori school rejects toddle he has gay mothers - Towleroad

Scott Lively insults his way through Massachusetts gubernatorial forum on LGBT issues - Truth Wins Out

City of Orlando to issue Transgender Day of Visibility proclamation - Watermark Online

COMMENTARY

Special report: In their own words: elders facing poverty, ageism – Washington Blade

The transformative power of visibility – The Huffington Post

The bisexual movement needs a make-over – The Huffington Post

What it’s like to be the gay children of gay parents – BuzzFeed

Which lesbian/bi character would win The Hunger Games? – AfterEllen

23 ways to respond to the question: “Are you gay?” - BuzzFeed

Beyond “poz” and “neg”: Five HIV statuses, plus a new one – The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Kristen Kish, Top Chef season 10 winner, has a girlfriend – Autostraddle

George Takei to serve as grand marshal in Seattle’s 2014 Gay Pride Parade – The Huffington Post

Jennifer Lopez to receive prestigious GLAAD Award for “The Fosters” – The Huffington Post

Ty Burrell: Modern Family is “helping normalize” marriage equality – PinkNews

Dan Bucatinsky, “Scandal” star, says playing a gay character is “particularly sweet” in today’s time – The Huffington Post

“Hedwig” will help LGBT youth – The Advocate

Sally Field backs the Human Rights Campaign with letter about gay son - Gay Star News

Christopher Meloni on raising an LGBT-inclusive family - The Advocate

SPORTS

Former NFL star says he played with 6 openly gay teammates and it was no problem – The Huffington Post

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