GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 7, 2014

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LGBT community at higher risk for domestic violence – The Huffington Post

World Bank president withdraws from panel on "Economic Cost of Homophobia" – BuzzFeed

Half of British men think two gay dads shouldn't raise children – Gay Star News

Four lesbians arrested in Cameroon – Gay Star News

Irish government: "It would not be appropriate" to cut aid to Uganda over its anti-gay law – PinkNews

Republicans ignore LGBT issues at CPAC – Washington Blade

Protestors launch global fight against Nigeria's anti-gay laws – Gay Star News

Queen Elizabeth II backs gay Britain for first time – Gay Star News

Ugandan newspaper claims economy will not suffer due to "hullabaloo" over anti-gay law – PinkNews

Congress steps up pressure on Obama to sign ENDA executive order – The Huffington Post

VIDEO: New IRS video helps LGB couples – LGBT Weekly

News anchor on Russia's RT Network quits job on air in protest – The Advocate


PHOTOS: A life-affirming look at San Francisco's gay community in the '80s – Queerty

University of Illinois to consider adding gender reassignment to health insurance plan – PinkNews

Virginia repeals unconstitutional sodomy ban – Towleroad

GetEQUAL Mississippi issues travel alert for LGBT travelers planning trips to the state – The Rainbow Times

PHOTOS: The Golden Era of NYC's meat packing district – Queerty

Dentist provides free dental reconstruction to gay victim of hate crime – BuzzFeed

NYPD looking for suspect in possible anti-gay hate crime – Gay Star News

Will the Mississippi "Religious Freedom" Bill lead to anti-LGBT discrimination? – BuzzFeed


VIDEO: Growing up LGBT, Latino and undocumented in the South – Towleroad

VIDEO: "Debunking the Myths on transgender health & well-being" – LGBT Weekly

Mom talks to 4-year-old son about marriage equality - Instinct


Watch now! Rachel Maddow talks her new documentary on "The Daily Show" – After Ellen

Isaiah Washington returning to "Grey's Anatomy" 7 years after using anti-gay slur – The Huffington Post

Adam Lambert joining Queen for North American tour - Instinct

Watch now! Melissa Etheridge at "In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul" – After Ellen


Parker Camp, college swimmer, comes out as gay to his religious mother – The Huffington Post

Fox Sports channel charged with discrimination for firing anti-gay pundit – PinkNews

Transgender woman sues for $2.5 million after being told she must compete as a man in CrossFit Games – Gay Star News

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