GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, May 23, 2014

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Home Office halts deportation of Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker - PinkNews

VIDEO: White House honors late gay rights campaigner Harvey Milk - PinkNews

PHOTOS: NYC Pride Guide names Stonewall's next generation - The Advocate

Technician who wore mariachi outfit to work claims CNN fired him "for being gay" - PinkNews

Gay man fined by Turkey for using "queer" in tweet - Gay Star News

Publisher of pro-gay Christian book severs ties with Christian media group - The Advocate

New way to support and invest in LGBT-friendly companies - LGBT Weekly

African Human Rights commission adopts continent's first resolution against anti-LGBT violence - BuzzFeed

House members speak out against US negotiating with country that stones LGBT people -BuzzFeed

Watch the president of Colombia endorse marriage equality - mostly - BuzzFeed

Fred Phelps reportedly came out in support of LGBT equality and it got him kicked out of Westboro Church - Queerty


Groundbreaking law would make it easier for LGBT couples to start a family - The Huffington Post

HERO updates, notes, and news - TransGriot

San Diego LGBT leaders issue open letter in support of ENDA and Scott Peters for Congress - LGBT Weekly

North Dakota is now the only state with an unchallenged marriage equality ban - The Huffington Post

Marriage equality lawsuit filed in South Dakota - Washington Blade

Utah Governor slams Pennsylvania Gov.'s refusal to defend marriage equality ban - Washington Blade


36 reasons why QPOC-only spaces are very necessary - Autostraddle

Another 12 mind-blowing documentaries to watch on Netflix - The Huffington Post

#TransHealthcareNow: Why now is the time for the most vital form of trans inclusion - Feministing

Here's how to discuss HIV with your partner - Queerty

Which badass LGBT woman in history are you? - BuzzFeed

Andrew Solomon: "Gay people deserve more, collectively, than the crumbs of justice" - OUT

Sober in the city: Surviving Pride without liquor - Autostraddle

Five things not to do when writing about trans women of color - Feministing

Transgender and Jewish - LGBT Weekly

We exist. Bisexual men on misconceptions, stereotypes, & bi invisibility - Instinct


Meet Tona Brown, the first transgender performer to take the stage at Carnegie Hall - The Huffington Post

WATCH: It finally happened for Mitch and Cam on Modern Family - The Advocate

Andrew Lippa & Kristin Chenoweth bringing "I Am Harvey Milk" to Lincoln Center - OUT

VIDEO: Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson on new homophobic rant - PinkNews

Rapper Mykki Blanco arrested in Portugal "for being gay" - The Advocate

RuPaul: "I love the word tranny" - The Advocate


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