GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, May 21, 2014

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Uncovered papers show past government efforts to drive gays from jobs - The Huffington Post

Facebook says suspending pro-LGBT image was "a mistake" - BuzzFeed

Chipotle courts controversy with pro-gay and anti-gun stances - The Advocate

Bollywood star: Indian anti-gay law contradicts our culture-"it's completely okay to be gay" - PinkNews

Smelly environment can increase homophobic, politically conservative views according to study - The Huffington Post

South Africa: Gay blood ban lifted for monogamous couples - PinkNews

HRC calls for stronger laws & more training to protect LGBT youth in foster care - The Rainbow Times

Britain to send Ugandan lesbian mom home to beatings, death - Gay Star News

Social stigma puts Vietnam's gay men at higher risk of HIV/AIDS - GayAsiaNews

Report calls for law enforcement reform policy dealing with LGBT people & people living with HIV - The Rainbow Times


Maryland advocates divided over possible trans law referendum - Washington Blade

Gov. Deval Patrick and Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence named Boston's 2014 Pride Parade grand marshals - Towleroad

PHOTOS: We're getting married in Oregon - The Advocate

Sweet Cakes By Melissa, Oregon bakery that denied lesbians a wedding cake, on state's marriage equality ruling - The Huffington Post

Judge rules Pennsylvania's marriage equality ban is unconstitutional - The Huffington Post

School slammed for omitting tuxedo girls photo will reprint yearbooks, change policy - Queerty

Santorum-backed judge brings marriage equality to Pennsylvania - Washington Blade

Washington's high court swears in first openly gay justice - The Huffington Post

Idaho marriage ruling stayed, appeal expedited - The Advocate


Op-ed: Two moms, two kids, lots of coming out - The Advocate

African-American vs. gay civil rights is a false choice - The Huffington Post

Why I am a Truvada whore - OUT

The myth of "turning" gay - The Huffington Post

How Fox News is helping homophobes hijack Christianity - LGBT Weekly

Starting a different conversation: On mixed-race/biracial/multiracial visibility and inclusion - Autostraddle

Matt Kailey 1955-2014 - TransGriot


Crystal Bowersox talks coming out, touring and Michfest - The Advocate

My Normal Heart: How Larry Kramer's AIDS play changed one writer's world - OUT

Watch now! Chely Wright and Dot-Marie Jones at the GLSEN Respect Awards - AfterEllen

Amy Kushnir proudly steps into her role as crusader for homophobia - Queerty

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with America's next drag superstar - The Advocate

Adam Carolla claims gay mafia runs Hollywood, says he's not anti-gay - The Advocate


WNBA launches campaign to woo LGBT community, vows to celebrate "inclusion" - The Huffington Post

College football players are creating a new culture of acceptance - The Huffington Post

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