GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, January 13, 2014

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Millions witness anti-gay bullying at work in the UK – Gay Star News

Scotland schools to teach marriage equality, LGBT health – Gay Star News

Foreign Secretary: "Watch this space" the UK may have openly gay stars in its Sochi delegation - PinkNews

Cameroon's gay "prisoner of conscience" dies – The Huffington Post

Lesbian couple alleges discrimination at Colombia airport – Washington Blade

"That's So Gay! A Game of LGBT Discover" board game has educational aims – The Huffington Post

Anti-marriage equality Catholic Archbishop Vincent Nichols to become Cardinal - PinkNews

Study: 40% of young LGBT people in England have contemplated suicide - PinkNews

Israel unveils first memorial for LGBT victims of the Holocaust in Tel Aviv - Queerty

Hong Kong appeal court upholds gay advocates' "right to dance" at gay rally – Gay Star News

RNC member endorses Russia's anti-gay law – Washington Blade

Here's your chance to give LGBT history (and herstory) the national recognition it deserves - Autostraddle

UK LGBT politics crash course: 2013 was a real banner year for colonially-influenced homophobia in the Commonwealth – Autostraddle

The heartbreaking story of two gay men who were forced to flee Russia – The Huffington Post

Malaysia bans leading human rights coalition for "promoting gay rights" – Gay Star News

State department warns LGBT Americans traveling to Russia – Advocate

Manager of Moscow gay nightspot seeks asylum in US – Advocate

Mormon Church says leaders, facilities will not be used for LGBT couples' marriages – BuzzFeed

Obama administration to recognize gay Utah couples' marriages – Washington Blade

British LGBT journalist and advocate detained and faces 10 year ban from Israel – PinkNews

Russia's Church demands public vote on banning gay people – Gay Star News


CeCe McDonald's getting out today - TransGriot

GOP hate speech aimed at iconic trans teacher - TransGriot

VIDEO: 12-year-old boy speaks up for marriage equality in Utah: "I have two moms and I love them" – The Huffington Post

WATCH: After 46 years together, grandfathers tie the knot - Advocate

New Mexico clerk who launched marriage equality donates leftover funds - Advocate

Senator Marco Rubio succeeds in blocking gay black judge's nomination to federal bench - Towleroad

Indiana House to hold hearing on marriage equality ban - Advocate

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe bans discrimination against LGBT state employees – Washington Blade

Bobbie Jean Baker, trans advocate and minister, dead at age 49 – Advocate

His military dad was disappointed in him when he came out...for a really good reason - Upworthy


The next frontier in fertility treatments? – The New York Times

"Love is Love" project documents LGBT couples and families – The Huffington Post

What it means to be LGBT in Utah (and why we'll be okay) – The Huffington Post

On being a disinherited gay son – The Huffington Post

The fatal transgender double standard – The Huffington Post


"Saving Mr. Banks" disappointingly erases Mary Poppins' author's LGBT identity - Autostraddle

Miley Cyrus: "I get called an ugly lesbian a lot" - PinkNews

PHOTOS: The Sundance LGBT preview 2014 edition - Queerty

Michael Douglas performance as Liberace wins him Golden Globe Award – Gay Star News

Jared Leto wins Golden Globe for playing transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club – Gay Star News

WATCH: Katie Couric responds to invasive trans questions - Advocate

"Becoming More Visible" seeks to highlight plights of homeless trans youth – The Huffington Post

Michael Fassbender calls opposition to marriage equality in US "bizarre" and "ludicrous" – Gay Star News

James Arthur tells audience he's no longer an anti-gay bigot – Gay Star News

Leaked BET emails reveal how homophobic execs wanted B. Scott to "be less womanly" - Queerty

"30 Rock" actor gets engaged to his boyfriend at the Taj Mahal - BuzzFeed

Why "The L Word" still matters 10 years about it debuted – The Huffington Post


Tom Daley inspires Brazilian diver to come out as gay - PinkNews

Former boxer Evander Holyfield apologizes for anti-gay remarks on Celebrity Big Brother - PinkNews

Gay New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup blasts Olympics hosts for refusing to "embody diversity" – PinkNews

Now out publicly, Brian Boitano hopes to make statement to Russia at Olympics about LGBT equality – Gay Star News

"Journey of a Gay Athlete" with Brittney Griner premiered this weekend - Autostraddle

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