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

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Navy transgender sailor discharged for transitioning at work - Gay Star News

Pakistan: Paramedic admits to killing 3 gay men, describing homosexuality as "evil" - PinkNews

American plants gay pride flag on Uganda's highest peak in protest of the Anti-Homosexuality Act - BuzzFeed

UK: Unitarian Church given green light to perform LGB couples' weddings - PinkNews

Obama to name two openly LGBT individuals to AAPI Commission - LGBT Weekly

Human Rights Watch calls on Obama to address LGBT equality during visit to Malaysia - Gay Star News

Australia: Indian gay student granted asylum after being held captive by family - PinkNews

Internet surveillance, entrapment, and censorship on the rise in the Middle East - Towleroad

Japan's First Lady shines at Tokyo Pride - The Advocate

Republican senator: John Kerry working against Ugandan anti-gay law would upset God - PinkNews

US Catholics more liberal on gay issues than white evangelical Protestants - Gay Star News

Thai TV discusses cross-dressing gay Buddhist monks for first time - Gay Star News


Baby dies after being taken away from lesbian couple days before adoption - Gay Star News

Rally planned for imprisoned 16-year-old trans girl - The Advocate

Teacher suspended for being trans is allowed to return to Texas school district - but she must stay away from kids - Gay Star News

Clay Aiken vying for seat in heavily Republican district - The Huffington Post

Baptist school silencing LGBT students? - The Advocate

South Dakota couple, together 27 years, to challenge their state's ban on marriage equality - Gay Star News

Two trans people sue New Jersey police departments for humiliation - PinkNews

Michigan Republican rep leaves GOP over antigay agenda, writes letter shading hateful colleagues - Queerty

Plaintiff in Virginia marriage case denied university tenure - Washington Blade

Alaska Supreme Court rules in favor of LGBT families - Gay Star News

Human Rights Campaign announces plan to push for LGBT equality in three US southern states - Gay Star News

Young, HIV-positive gay man mulls run for Congress - Queerty

Maine Republicans reaffirm opposition to marriage equality, despite it already being legal - PinkNews

Election 2014: Historic race for LGBT Americans in Maine - Towleroad


Q&A with @GayAtHomeDad - The Advocate

TransCuba: Photographer Mariette Pathy Allen explores a hidden Havana subculture - OUT

Butch queens, old school dykes, queer femmes and more: The Identity Project - AfterEllen

16-year-old trans girl put in CT prison without being charged speaks out - Towleroad

The challenges of finding employment as a 52-year-old transgender woman - The Huffington Post

Meet the LGBT Twitter advocates you need to follow - Queerty

Pakistani serial killer of gay men arrested - Gay Asia News


New "Orange is the New Black" photos tease Season 2 - The Huffington Post

Dan Haseltine, "Jars of Clay" lead singer, tweets support for marriage equality - The Huffington Post

Archie's gay pal Kevin Keller does not approve of "Looking" star's indecision - Towleroad

Laverne and Lupita snubbed for Time 100 - TransGriot

Neon Trees singer Tyler Glen happy to be gay Mormon role model - Gay Star News

Out actor Maulik Pancholy appointed to House advisory commission - Gay Star News

Alec Baldwin and Barney Frank dodge questions about the actor's homophobic remarks - BuzzFeed


ESPN revisits story of NYC councilman Corey Johnson, who came out to his football team at 17 - Towleroad

VIDEO: LGBT athletes speak up by coming out - Speak Up With Jimmy Nguyen - The Huffington Post

Tom Daley named gay sports personality of the year, full list of "Britain's gay Oscars" - Gay Star News

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