GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 6, 2014

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Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize - The Advocate

Record high: Poll finds that 59% of Americans now support marriage equality - PinkNews

Two men jailed and tortured for being gay to face trial in Zambia - Gay Star News

Pope Francis warms up to the idea of civil unions for LGB couples - Instinct

DNC names gay operatives as national political director - Washington Blade

Ugandan lesbian evicted, landlord cites "Jail the Gays" law - The Advocate

NYPD groups join Queens' St. Patrick's Day Parade in solidarity with LGBT members - The Huffington Post

Canada: Postal service apologizes after delivering anti-gay leaflets - PinkNews

Study: Undetectable guys do not transmit HIV to negative partners - Queerty

Ukraine crisis is the result of US drag show, right-wing pundit claims - The Huffington Post

Case against Tel Aviv gay youth center shooting suspect collapses - Gay Star News

Log Cabin Republicans boycotting 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference - Gay Star News

Fenway study: Inadequate pap tests in transgender men - The Rainbow Times

New research suggests quarterly HIV drug injections could protect against virus - Gay Star News

LGBT Cambodians urge lawmakers for equality safeguard - Gay Asia News

Southern Poverty Law Center crowns seven new anti-LGBT "hate groups" - Instinct


Arizona Senator comes out: "I'm gay, I'm Latino, and it's okay" - PinkNews

Boston's St. Pat's Parade excludes LGBT marchers - The Advocate

MassEquality Reacts to AWVC's decision continuing to ban LGBTs - The Rainbow Times

Minneapolis man brutally attacked in possible hate crime - Queerty

NYC: Man suffers broken eye socket in Greenwich Village anti-gay attack - PinkNews

Santa Fe selects its first gay mayor, Javier Gonzales - The Advocate

Oxford, Mississippi unanimously passes pro-LGBT resolution - LGBT Weekly

Arizona's anti-gay bill inspired this state lawmaker to come out - The Huffington Post

Four couples file suit challenging Wyoming's ban on marriage equality - Towleroad

Michele Bachman is "sorry" that Arizona Gov. Brewer vetoed "gay segregation" bill - Instinct

South Carolina lawmakers cut university funds over required LGBT literature - Instinct


Standing up for justice: An interview with CeCe McDonald - The Rainbow Times

Bisexual health is the worst of the LGBQ community and this month we need to talk about it - Autostraddle

Let's stop pretending Rand Paul is even remotely pro-gay. Here's proof that he isn't - Queerty

Stunning photos explore transgender life in Mongolia - The Huffington Post

Underlying assumptions of Regnerus's claims - The Huffington Post


Shailene Woodley is open to finding love with a woman - After Ellen


Gay soccer ref loses his job after being called a f****t - Queerty

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