GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 2, 2014

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Gay and bi men twice as likely to be depressed than straight men - Gay Star News

Obama: "Gay college professor shaped my views on LGBT issues" - PinkNews

PHOTOS: Turkey's first transgender beauty contest - The Advocate

Burger King to start selling "Proud" burger - Gay Star News

Bisexual Jamaican denied UK asylum over "dishonest sexuality" - Gay Star News

New study: Religious counseling under serves suicidal black lesbians, gays, bisexuals - Center for culture sexuality and spirituality


BodyImage4Justice's 2nd annual health & wellness weekend - The Rainbow Times

VIDEO: Mormon LGBT rights advocate John Dehlin faces excommunication - Towleroad

Judge strikes down Kentucky ban on marriage equality - The Huffington Post

First openly gay Lutheran Bishop to walk in San Diego's LGBT Pride Parade - LGBT Weekly

Austin transwoman denied service at lingerie shop - PinkNews

After living life as out and proud gay folks, why should anybody be asked to go back in the closet? - Upworthy

Former Connecticut police officer alleges antitransgender discrimination - The Advocate

Congresspeople urge Dept. of Ed. to issue comprehensive trans student guidelines - The Advocate

Colorado clerk refuses to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples - PinkNews

BREAKING: Anti-gay Catholic Archbishop investigated for "sexual misconduct" with man - The New Civil Right Movement

Seventh Circuit Court of appeals says Indiana must recognize terminally ill lesbian's marriage - Towleroad

Texas Democrats oppose "ex-gay" therapy after Republicans endorse them - Gay Star News

Florida ban on marriage equality to face legal test - PinkNews


9 unexpected places where Pride Flags flew during Pride Month - The Advocate

Can their be meaningful #JusticeforJane? - The Huffington Post

What's next in LGBT law? - The Huffington Post

As a black gay man, I'm constantly battling my fear of HIV - The Huffington Post

What the Supreme Court's birth control case means for anti-discrimination laws - The Huffington Post

How the Hobby Lobby decision could undermine the fight against HIV/AIDS - The Rainbow Times

Op-ed: Happy birthday, Sylvia Rivera, LGBT equality pioneer - The Advocate

North Dakota seeks dismissal of marriage equality suit - The Huffington Post


Shia LeBeouf enters rehab after calling police officer "f**" - PinkNews

Executive Producer Angela Robinson talks Tara, gay relationships on "True Blood" - AfterEllen

Joan Rivers officiates gay couple's wedding at "Diary of a Mad Diva" signing in New York - The Huffington Post

Kathy Bates and Sandra Oh inspire as lesbian couple in "Tammy" - AfterEllen

George Takei blasts high court for birth control ruling, calls for Hobby Lobby boycott - The Huffington Post

Macklemore and George Takei take to the streets of Seattle for Pride - PinkNews

How Peter Paige has pushed the boundaries of LGBT representation for two decades - BuzzFeed


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