GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 31, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

PHOTOS: UK's first same-sex weddings began at midnight - The Advocate

One in three Vietnamese support marriage equality - Gay Star News

Couple lives in fear after Myanmar's first public same-sex wedding - BuzzFeed

6 ways the UK still doesn't have full marriage equality - BuzzFeed

Gays polling higher than Evangelical Christians - The Advocate

Americans for marriage equality releases new bipartisan polling - LGBT Weekly

Dr. Jeffrey John: Most Church of England people agree, marriage equality "has God's blessing already" - PinkNews

Gay man beaten, set on fire in horrific hate crime - Towleroad

UK Prime Minister congratulates married gay couples - Gay Star News

LGBT issues not discussed during Obama meeting with Pope Francis - Washington Blade

The PinkNews guide to the history of marriage equality in England and Wales - PinkNews

New owner of "Newsweek" Magazine believes LGBT people can be cured - Towleroad

Peruvian official backs civil unions bill - Washington Blade

Transgender woman in Philippines files complaint after being forced to leave female restroom - Gay Star News

Ghanaian ex-deputy speaker: British family values are under a "satanic attack" from LGBT equality advocates - PinkNews

Bishop Christopher Senyonjo, Ugandan cleric, ministers to gay community despite nation's law - The Huffington Post

Rick Santorum excited by Pope Francis: "What he's doing is the right thing"  - The Huffington Post

Gay man sues the Chinese government - Towleroad

Jailed suspected gay Nigerian man released on bail - Towleroad

LOCAL/REGIONAL

School that told young girl to act more feminine says children had "restroom concerns" - The Huffington Post

Trans violinist Tona Brown is crowdfunding her Carnegie Hall dream - The Advocate

After death, man is rejected as organ donor for being gay - The Advocate

US government will recognize LGBT couples' marriages performed in Michigan even if state won't - Gay Star News

Mississippi news anchor suggests LGBT community take a "gaycation" - Gay Star News

Ex-band member sentenced in the hazing death of gay Florida A&M University drum major - Gay Star News

$1.6 million awarded to lesbian chef in New York - The Advocate

Virginia attorney files brief saying courts didn't have right to allow marriage equality - The Advocate

Man on trial for murdering wife who fell in love with another woman - The Advocate

COMMENTARY

LGBT health: Sexual orientation and gender identity questions are a must - The Huffington Post

Wendy Williams Montgomery, Mormon mother, shares story about gay son - The Huffington Post

Fifty years of Quakers' support for LGBT couples helped me to be honest about who I am - PinkNews

Photographing the butch women of San Francisco - BuzzFeed

Op-ed: Getting health insurance matters - The Advocate

Bisexuality: What NYT and Slate got wrong - The Huffington Post

Why are there no gays on The Walking Dead? - The Huffington Post

Happy Janet Mock Day! - TransGriot

27 powerful portraits challenging the definition of what it means to be LGBT - The Huffington Post

Bisexual culture is no "fiction" - The Huffington Post

Not just a women's issue, Hobby Lobby's anti-gay ties - The Advocate

Instinct's 10 favorite proposal videos! - Instinct

ENTERTAINMENT

Ellen Page to present Laverne Cox with GLAAD Award for being awesome and inspirational - Queerty

Ricky Gervais hits back at anti-equal marriage Twitter trolls: "You can't take equality too far" - PinkNews

Cameron Diaz reveals her attraction to women - Gay Star News

Lea Michele: On lesbian role, being called a diva, & Glee legacy - The Rainbow Times

WATCH: First gay male wedding in soap opera history - The Advocate

Producers of RuPaul's Drag Race respond to charges of anti-trans bigotry - Gay Star News

Lady Gaga begins the soon-to-close Roseland Ballroom's final shows - The Huffington Post

Watch now! Kate McKinnon and Aidy Bryant are "Dyke and Fats" - AfterEllen

Alec Baldwin backs Barney Frank biopic, calls him "personal hero" - The Advocate

Elton John and David Furnish want to marry in May, but as civil partners, they are banned - PinkNews

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