GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, May 1, 2014

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Chile: Capital city metro stations join effort to stamp out anti-gay discrimination - PinkNews

UK Government confirms it is "strongly against" the practice of ex-gay "conversion" therapy - PinkNews

WATCH: United Nations launches Bollywood inspired LGBT equality campaign - The Advocate

Senate blocks raising the minimum wage for LGBT Americans - National Center for Transgender Equality

Northern Ireland rejects marriage equality bill in 51-43 vote - Towleroad

Give OUT Day: A national LGBT day of giving, May 15 - LGBT Weekly

Govt picks up in vitro costs Quebec couples - Washington Blade

Biden: No "downside" to executive action on LGBT discrimination, but ENDA is better - The Huffington Post

Catholic bishops to discuss gay unions, family life - The Advocate

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) names new CEO - Towleroad

Brunei phasing in anti-gay law, will soon allow death by stoning - The Advocate

Five reasons why Ugandan homophobia has an impact well beyond the country's borders - Queerty


54 lawyers back campaign for marriage equality in Wyoming - Gay Star News

Students at Smith protest the college's refusal to admit transgender women - BuzzFeed

Will New Hampshire become the first state to constitutionally protect gay people? - Towleroad

Man sentenced to six months in jail for shooting man at pride parade - PinkNews

GLOV, HIPS launch violence response hotline - Washington Blade

Iowa legislature approves update to "badly outdated and Draconian" HIV criminalization law - Towleroad

Dustin Lance Black speaker replacement revealed to be a wacko who hates transgender people and Disney movies - Queerty


When pregnancy pushes against  gender presentation - BuzzFeed

Long live prophetic voice of James Baldwin - Washington Blade

HRC's new campaign in the South wants to change "hearts and minds," not much else - Autostraddle

ConGRADulations trans class of 2014 - TransGriot

Bi erasure is psychic murder: The quest for bi culture - The Bilerico Project


TransMilitary documentary launches crowdfunding effort - The Advocate

Don't call Kacey Musgraves a progressive artist - OUT

Fox News' Roger Ailes and Shepard Smith deny Shep was demoted for wanting to come out as gay - Towleroad

AUDIO: Jen Foster rocks "SHE4ME" marriage equality PSA and more - The Huffington Post

A new documentary explores the "gay voice" - OUT

Isaiah Washington returns to Grey's Anatomy and the world doesn't end - Frontiers LA


Jason Collins to be honored by Point Foundation - LGBT Weekly

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