GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, May 22, 2014

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Gallup: Nationwide support for marriage equality at all-time high - Towleroad

Gay Taiwanese student jumps to death to protest discrimination in class - Gay Star News

Boy Scouts of America lowers age limit for programs, affecting openly gay youth members - PinkNews

Domestic abuse in LGBT relationships on the rise - PinkNews

This smart phone ad has a surprising gay twist - Queerty

Janet Mock receives GLSEN Respect Award - Elixher

United Nations warns LGBTs are being targeted by both sides in Ukraine conflict - Gay Star News

Africa elects first gay black MP - Gay Star News

Amazon receives petition to stop helping to fund anti-gay Boy Scouts - The Huffington Post

"Don't sleep with the sultan" ad appears in Variety - Instinct


Trannyshack no more: founder launches rebranding effort - The Advocate

NY lawmakers seek ban on "conversion therapy" - Washington Blade

Catholic school apologizes for picture of "poor role model" Ellen DeGeneres on dance invitation - BuzzFeed

Montana Governor, US senators support new legal challenge to state's marriage equality ban - BuzzFeed


Recognizing the legacy of Harvey Milk - Washington Blade

It is bigger than microaggressions: moving through tech as a Black trans man - The Huffington Post

CeCe McDonald shares the struggles of being a trans woman in a male prison facility - The Huffington Post

Five straight comedians who took the "gay joke" way too far - Queerty

Coming out as transgender at the office is more difficult than saying you're gay - The Huffington Post

9 famous queer ladies who figured it out a little later - Autostraddle

VIDEO: "My religious identity is as important to me as my sexual identity" - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: Is Megyn Kelly helping homophobes - The Advocate


"Trailblazers" to launch on Logo TV honoring LGBT pioneers - The Huffington Post

Orange is the New Black writer: Show helped me realize I'm gay - PinkNews

Sailor Neptune and Uranus come out of the fictional closet - The Huffington Post

Daniel Radcliffe honors LGBT history - Queerty

Webby Awards honor George Takei, Orange is the New Black, LGBT viral campaigns - OUT

Duck Dynasty star to speak at anti-gay conference despite "moving on" from homophobia row - PinkNews

As young gay man in early 80s, Normal Heart director Ryan Murphy feared death from AIDS "every day" - Gay Star News

Mitch and Cam's gay wedding on Modern Family places comedy over emotion and politics - Gay Star News

Olympia Dukakis is outraged that LGBT people still have to fight for equality - Queerty

Rochester radio hosts Kimberly and Beck fired for transphobic show segment - Towleroad

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