GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, May 14, 2014

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Lesbian teen raped at Gay Pride in South Africa - Gay Star News

New Zealand gay blood donor ban to be reduced from five to one year - Gay Star News

Bishop of Cork voices support for equality: "Don't let people drive you away" - PinkNews

This lesbian couple fled from Russia and finally got married in the US - BuzzFeed

CNN invites anti-gay hate group to weigh in on Michael Sam's kiss - Equality Matters

Starbucks' Teavana Oprah chai latte ad featuring lesbian moms slammed by Peter LaBarbera - The Huffington Post

UK ranked top in Europe for LGBT equality for third year in a row - PinkNews

Newt Gingrich wants to teach you how to be a better gay - Queerty

WATCH: Malaysia's battle for transgender equality- The Advocate

Report: More than 100 instances of anti-trans violence this year - The Advocate

France: Watchdog reports 78% rise in anti-gay attacks - PinkNews

Outrage in Hollywood over Brunei's stoning law, but it's quiet in Washington - BuzzFeed

Anti-LGBT violence discrimination pervasive in Asia - Washington Blade

Chelsea Manning may be transferred to civilian prison for gender treatment - The Huffington Post

Soon only two states will have unchallenged marriage equality bans - PinkNews


Breaking: Idaho marriage equality ban struck down - Washington Blade

Bozeman, Montana City Council gives initial approval to LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance - Towleroad

Georgia accused of sentencing transgender woman to "torture" - The Huffington Post

Appeals court seems likely to strike down Virginia marriage ban - The Advocate

Clay Aiken wins democratic congressional primary in North Carolina - Towleroad


Op-ed: What's in a name: intersex and identity - The Advocate

Op-ed: When companies pretend to be LGBT supportive - The Advocate

VIDEO: Hear eyewitness accounts of the largest mass murder of gay people in US history - Towleroad

A big step toward broad acceptance of gender nonconformity - The Huffington Post

Worshipping each other: public possibility models of Black queer love - ElixHer

My 10 years of living with HIV - The Huffington Post

Growing up straight in the gay world - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: NYC Pride harmful to bisexuals - The Advocate


Kardashians snub Beverly Hills Hotel because the owner is the anti-gay Sultan of Brunei - PinkNews

Kelly Osbourne could be your date for the Trevor Project NextGen Prom 2014 - The Huffington Post

Michelle Rodriquez opens up about coming out as bisexual - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Colbert throws penalty flag at hypocrisy over Michael Sam - The Advocate

Axed anti-gay TV hosts could land new show on "traditional values" network - PinkNews


Magic Johnson "should be ashamed" for "having those AIDS," says Clippers owner Donald Sterling - Queerty

VIDEO: Out former football player Wade Davis opens up about being gay in the NFL - Towleroad

Sportscaster Dale Hansen back to defend Michael Sam - The Advocate

VIDEO: CNN puts Michael Sam's kiss in context with other watershed social TV movements - Towleroad

Philadelphia arena football team hosts first ever LGBT-awareness game - Towleroad

Catching up with Kate Fagan - OUT

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