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

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Oscars party moved from Brunei-owned hotel over "stone the gays" law - PinkNews

VIDEO: MSNBC's Ronan Farrow blasts GOP-led effort to repeal Maryland's transgender equality law - Towleroad

ACLU opposes DOMA lawyer's intervention in marriage case - Washington Blade

"Party Monster" Michael Alig released from prison after 17 years - The Huffington Post


VIDEO: Boy Scouts prepare to force out gay Eagle Scout while allowing his straight twin brother to stay - Towleroad

Judge orders state to resume hormone therapy for trans prisoner - The Advocate

VIDEO: South Dakota's Attorney General vows to battle elderly lesbians - The Huffington Post

Man tries to marry his porn-filled computer to mock marriage equality - Gay Star News

VIDEO: Lamda Legal concerned Christ Christie may retaliate against pro-equality Supreme Court Justice - Towleroad


Quantifying the effects of homophobia - The Advocate

Congrats Tiq and Kim! - TransGriot

This thing bigger than us: sexuality, religion, and wellness - Autostraddle

Do women's colleges really need to discriminate against trans women because of federal guidelines? - Feministing

Marriage equality, the ex-marine, and Ayn Rand - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Three great moments from the GLAAD Awards - The Advocate

"White Guys: We Suck and We're Sorry" apologizes for centuries of privilege - The Huffington Post


George Takei: Media was a soul-crushing monster that stripped gays of all humanity - PinkNews

Behind the smallest screen: the lives and loading times of gay YouTube stars - The Advocate

With Oprah looking on, Nate Berkus and husband make history at New York Public Library - Gay Star News

Bollywood actress refuses to stop campaigning for LGBT equality, despite death threats - PinkNews

Van Hansis on why he didn't talk about being gay while playing gay teen on US soap - Gay Star News

Lance Bass talks to GSN about his upcoming wedding which will also be an E! TV special - Gay Star News

Netflix officially renewed "Orange is the New Black" for season 3 - The Huffington Post

The Supremes' Mary Wilson discusses gay fans - The Huffington Post

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards honors OITNB, Concussion, and more - AfterEllen

Jay Leno joins LGBT leaders to protest barbaric anti-gay owner of landmark hotel - Queerty

Transgender woman seeks to document her story through film - LGBT Weekly

Ines Rau becomes first openly trans POC Playboy model - TransGriot


Poll: Two thirds of NFL fans think Michael Sam's sexuality does not matter - PinkNews

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