GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, September 9, 2014

 

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Gay immigration group: Home Office system still "extremely unfair" for LGBT asylum seekers - PinkNews

WATCH: Seven Egyptians arrested after same-sex wedding - The Advocate

Gambia passes bill imposing life sentences on gays - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Updated: Alejandra Leos, transgender woman, murdered in Tennessee - The Huffington Post

North Carolina, Mississippi cities to offer same-sex spousal benefits - The Advocate

Three Irish LGBT groups to apply for inclusion in New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade - BuzzFeed

Appeals Court appears ready to strike down Idaho, Nevada bans on marriage equality - BuzzFeed

COMMENTARY

Why transphobia is a feminist issue - The Huffington Post

4 things to know about trans woman & highest paid female CEO Martine Rothblatt - Out

10 tips for parents of gay kids - The Advocate

Don't call it a comeback: The resurgence of HIV among young gay men - The Huffington Post

28 gay girl covers of straight songs - Autostraddle

ENTERTAINMENT

Lily Tomlin first out lesbian recipient of Kennedy Centers Honors - The Advocate

EA to issue fix for ban on the word "gay" in Sims 4 character names - PinkNews

Trans model Andreja Pejic wants your help to fund film about her life - Gay Star News

VIDEO: Gay web series "Tough Love" seeks funding on Kickstarter - Towleroad

Radio host: Smithsonian is "museum of unnatural history" for displaying Will & Grace props - PinkNews

Wilson Cruz still cries when remember the impact his "My So-Called Life" character had on gay kids - Queerty

The cast of "Orange is the New Black" is the best dressed at fashion week - BuzzFeed

Queering New York fashion week - AfterEllen

Jane Lynch to host concert for global equality - The Advocate

Glee star Kevin McHale speaks out for marriage equality in the US - Gay Star News

SPORTS

Martina Navratilova proposes during US Open - LGBT Weekly

5 things you can do to counterprotest Michael Sam trolls - The Huffington Post

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