GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, April 7, 2014

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Uganda gay teen commits suicide over anti-gay law - Gay Star News

OkCupid "satisfied" with Brendan Eich, anti-gay Mozilla CEO, Resignation - The Huffington Post

This restaurant serves fried chicken sandwiches with a side of LGBT equality - The Huffington Post

Newspaper editor: Printing this picture of a gay couple kissing caused readers to shun my paper - PinkNews

European Parliament wants guaranteed free movement for LGBT people - PinkNews

Publisher of LGBT paper Windy City Times wins Life Achievement award - The Advocate

A fight by a 92-year-old trans widow for survivor benefits leads to change in US policy - Gay Star News

Russian province declares ban on LGBT rallies illegal - The Advocate

Herman Cain blog: Homosexuals are like the Borg from Star Trek - PinkNews

India LGBTs disappointed as political party omits promised LGBT reforms in manifesto - Gay Star News

Four "LGBT-friendly" mayors elected in Istanbul and Mersin - Gay Star News

Anti-hate crime Muslim campaign attacked for supporting LGBT equality - PinkNews

Exclusive: Firefox feedback page flooded with death threats and homophobic attacks abuse after CEO row - PinkNews

Trans pioneer Christie Lee Van De Putte dead at 51 - The Advocate

Kuwait: Parliamentary panel offers to "help gays and cross-dressers end their suffering" - PinkNews


Michigan asks for full appeals court to hear challenge to marriage amendment - BuzzFeed

Florida man charged with attempted murder of lesbian couple and eight children - PinkNews

Court expects to strike down Ohio ban on marriage recognition - Washington Blade

Tona Brown to Carnegie Hall campaign update - TransGriot

Out Arizona Senator responds to colleague who told him to "act more gay" - The Advocate

Oregon trans student denied housing by Christian college - PinkNews

Virginia marriage equality fight echoes past battle over interracial marriage - The Huffington Post

Virginia school district to hold public hearing parent's request to pull "Two Boys Kissing" from library - Towleroad


Op-ed: I am your gay immigrant brother - The Advocate

Op-ed: Transgender student, softball star - The Advocate

When my maybe-gay 8-year-old son stood up for his "girl toys" - The Huffington Post

20 moments that changed LGBT comedy - The Advocate

"BUTCH," Meg Allen photo project, explores female identity and presentation - The Huffington Post

Mom announces her son is transgender in the best way - The Huffington Post

How trans equality became the civil rights struggle of our generation - The Huffington Post


Actress Lupita Nyong'o to present at GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles - Elixher

Blondie icon Debbie Harry comes out as bisexual - PinkNews

WATCH: The full Days of Our Lives' gay couple's wedding - The Advocate

Jonathan Ross: I'm developing a UK version of RuPaul's Drag Race - PinkNews

From Cheyenne Jackson to Barney Frank, find out what's gay about the Tribeca film festival - Queerty

Movie depicting Stonewall riots starts filming soon in New York - Queerty

James Arthur reportedly dropped by Simon Cowell label after homophobic, terrorist lyrics row - PinkNews

Melissa Harris-Perry calls out Mississippi governor for signing law that helps "bigots" - The Huffington Post


WATCH: What happened when a member of Notre Dame's tennis team came out - The Advocate

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