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

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


Report: Knights of Columbus spends millions to fight against LGBT equality - The Advocate

Coca-Cola sorry for campaign that banned the word "gay" - Gay Star News

UKIP politician who blamed floods on marriage equality refuses to resign - Gay Star News

Ugandan President says tells angry MPs: People are born gay just like albinos - PinkNews

Coca-cola axed from gay awards short-list over Sochi sponsorship - Gay Star News

Ivory Coast: Security guard hospitalized after violent mob attacks office of LGBT equality group - PinkNews

Zimbabwe trans woman detained and stripped naked for using female restroom - The Huffington Post

Is Obama considering executive action banning LGBT discrimination in the workplace? - Towleroad

UN Paper: Trans health, equality must be at the center of development work - National Center for Transgender Equality

Looking back: Gay mentions during State of the Union - Washington Blade

Homophobia in Christian Africa: How the church affects LGBT repression - The Huffington Post

Dr. V's partner speaks out, believes Grantland 90% to blame in timing of suicide - The Advocate


Indianapolis Bar Association announces opposition to proposed ban on marriage equality - PinkNews

North Carolina: Insurance plans canceled due to archaic language - The Advocate

Indiana's proposed constitutional marriage ban hits major roadblock - Buzzfeed

McAuliffe declines to appoint special counsel to defend Virginia ban on marriage equality - Washington Blade


Op-ed: In and out of the closet as a pastor - The Advocate

Black, gay, American - it's complicated - The Advocate

Five things Obama should say in his State of the Union address but probably won't - Queerty

A 13-year-old explains the religion behind marriage equality. My head now hurts from nodding along - Upworthy

Watch one little Dachsund help his owner come out of the closet - BuzzFeed

Mike Alvear, why are some HIV-negative guys writing about HIV when they have no clue? - The Huffington Post

Antisemitism in the gay community - The Huffington Post

Justin Bieber looks like a girl. Funny, right? - OUT

Op-ed: Some tough love for "Same Love" - The Advocate


The best and gayest of the 2014 Grammys - After Ellen

Catching up with Raul Castillo, Looking's Richie - OUT

The internet reacts to Queen Latifah officiating weddings during the Grammys - BuzzFeed

Here's everything we know about the first gay couple featured on the Disney Channel - BuzzFeed

These behind the scenes photos from "Orange is the New Black" will make you anxious for its return - BuzzFeed


Tennis great Billie Jean King says there will be a gay US president one day - Gay Star News

Lawyers for NFL player say they have messages to back up homophobia accusations against coach - PinkNews

Blake Skjellerup misses Olympic qualification - The Advocate

To submit a story for possible inclusion in GLAAD Link, click here.

Sign up for GLAAD Link emails