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

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New bill calls for creation of first US special envoy for LGBT equality - BuzzFeed

STUDY: Smartphone hookup app users more likely to contract sexually transmitted infections - The Advocate

Hillary Clinton has awkward exchange over her position on marriage equality - The Huffington Post

Dominican Republican reiterates ban on gay cops and soldiers - Gay Star News

Image of trans teen Jane Doe shared with essay by trans advocates demanding #JusticeForJane - The Huffington Post


San Francisco Archbishop outrages community with plans to join anti-gay rally - The Huffington Post

Nevada state Republicans select first transgender candidate in the US - Gay Star News

Wisconsin AG: Clerks could face jail for licensing same-sex couples' marriages - The Advocate


Op-ed: In Wisconsin, marriage is just the beginning - The Advocate

How Laverne Cox is rewriting the way we tackle ignorance (in and outside of the trans movement) - The Huffington Post

Say it loud: I'm Black, gay, and proud - The Huffington Post

Are we a stone's throw away from an epidemic of anti-LGBT violence? - The Huffington Post

The transgender advocate Joanna Blackhart recalls the challenges of coming out in college - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: The LGBT movement after marriage - The Advocate


VIDEO: Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee--straight ally for LGBT equality - The Huffington Post

Laverne Cox: "Loving women is revolutionary" - The Huffington Post

11 completely accurate and fact-based charts about LGBT celebrities - BuzzFeed

5 LGBT characters we'd love to see in a Justice League movie - The Advocate

Ilene Chaiken on the legacy of "The L Word" and a possible reunion - After Ellen

Duck Dynasty producer: it's not my job to defend star's anti-gay rants - PinkNews

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