GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, May 28, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at 86 - Queerty

United Methodist Church faces schism over marriage equality doctrine - The Huffington Post

United Church of Christ brings the fight for equality to North Carolina - The Huffington Post

Obama admin to announce initiative on LGBT history at Stonewall Inn - Washington Blade

Duke University Press debuts academic journal for transgender studies - The Advocate

Census finally acknowledges we exist, married same-sex couples will be counted - Queerty

The anti-immigrant and anti-LGBT rhetoric that helped propel the right into the European parliament - BuzzFeed

Stonewall Veteran, drag king icon Storme DeLarverie dies at 93 - The Advocate

HRC delivers letter to Vatican due to growing concern on anti-LGBT stance of Catholic schools across America - The Rainbow Times

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Los Angeles LGBT Center receives historic gift, announces major expansion - The Advocate

Gay state Rep. Mike Fleck should have stayed in the closet, says lawmaker - Queerty

WATCH: Gay male prom queen fights transphobia - The Advocate

National Organization for Marriage asks Supreme Court to stop Oregon marriage equality - BuzzFeed

COMMENTARY

Who are women's colleges for? - The Huffington Post

10 LGBT X-Men - The Advocate

Op-ed: This T-word fight is about respect - The Advocate

Rae Lewis-Thornton discusses living with HIV with HuffPost Live - The Huffington Post

Kordale Lewis, gay dad who stunned internet, opens up about fatherhood in new memoir - Queerty

Rare 1983 Larry Kramer interview offers a glimpse at his role as an outspoken advocate - Queerty

Commentator fired after speculating killer in Santa Barbara might have been fighting "homosexual impulses" - Gay Star News

ENTERTAINMENT

Robert De Niro: Me & my gay dad - OUT

Premiere of long awaited film version of The Normal Heart watched by 1.4 million viewers - Gay Star News

Ellen Page: After coming out "all this toxicity and worry and baggage just sort of vanished" - Gay Star News

HBO developing LGBT equality drama set in the 1960s from "Hairspray" director Adam Shankman - Towleroad

Coldwell Banker cuts ties with correspondent after "homosexual impulses" remark about shooter - The Huffington Post

SPORTS

World would support a gay soccer player - Gay Star News

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