GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, December 13, 2013

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UN: Indian Supreme Court decision to ban LGBT relationships breaks international law - PinkNews

Mary Cheney talks about her family's personal stake in marriage equality legislation - BuzzFeed

All national guards now compliant with Hagel edict on benefits for LGBT couples - Washington Blade

15 heartening ways Indian brands and Bollywood stars are fighting for LGBT equality - BuzzFeed

National LGBT Health Education Center releases guide for health centers to utilize ACA on behalf of LGBT patients - The Rainbow Times

HIV/AIDS returning to the spotlight? - Washington Blade

FAQ: 9 things you might want to know about the new equal marriage law in England and Wales - PinkNews

LGBT equality march and rally banned in Belarus, advocates say they'll proceed anyway - Towleroad

Two weeks after Croatia banned marriage equality, Prime Minister proposes civil unions - Gay Star News

"Ex-gay" therapy could be banned in the UK - Gay Star News


WATCH: Mom affirms her love in son's coming-out video - Advocate


Are titles an LGBT or feminist issue? - PinkNews

Phobie Awards: The 13 worst people of the year - Advocate

5 tips for managing logistics for LGBT parents of blended families - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: How being a marine helped me learn to live as a gay man - The Huffington Post

Contrary to popular opinion, gay and bi singles are individuals, too - Advocate


WATCH: Gay teens forced into Christian reform school in documentary, "Kidnapped for Christ" - Queerty

Popular Russian TV actor: "Burn gay people alive" - Gay Star News

WATCH: Melissa Etheridge debuts new anthem supporting the LGBT Russian community - Advocate

Bob Newhart headlining anti-LGBT group's annual summit with Rick Santorum, Bill Donohue - Towleroad

What it was like for lesbians to watch television in 2013 - BuzzFeed

A "hugely embarrassed" Damian Lewis apologizes to Ian McKellan over "fruity" remark - Towleroad


VIDEO: NBC hit with protests for ignoring LGBT community in Russia in lead-up to Sochi Winter Olympics - Towleroad

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