GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, December 3, 2013

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How we can help LGBT people in Belarus - Washington Blade

Gay former "X Factor" contestant filmed be tortured by Russian neo-Nazis - Queerty

13 times the Reagan White House press briefing erupted with laughter over AIDS - BuzzFeed

Despite Russia anti-gay laws and bomb threats, Milk filmmakers appear at St. Petersburg film fest - Gay Star News

Common cause unites women, LGBT and immigrant rights leaders - The Huffington Post

Indian artist's exhibition shut down over gay themes - Gay Star News

Israel tax break plan for gay parents torpedoed by religious MPs - Gay Star News

Parliament holds first reception to honor the Jewish LGBT community - PinkNews

Campaigners appaled after The Sun publishes story of young trans boy on front page - PinkNews

President Obama "reprioritizing" $100 million for HIV cure - Gay Star News

Australia allows gay weddings in capital territory ahead of court ruling - The Huffington Post


30 moments from Hawaii's first day of marriage equality that proves it really is the Aloha State - BuzzFeed

Federal court dismisses lawsuit seeking marriage equality in Louisiana - Towleroad

WATCH: Agender teen, hate-crime victim, happy to be home - Advocate

Judge denies lesbian couple divorce, saying Mississippi does not recognize marriage equality - PinkNews

Transgender teen reported missing in Honolulu - Advocate


Image of the day: World AIDS Day - Feministing

On the greatest generation: The Black gay '80s - The Huffington Post

An open letter to Katherine Svenson of the Delta County School Board - The Huffington Post

Transmisogyny isn't just being aimed at Black trans women anymore - TransGriot

We can win the AIDS War by John Kerry - The Huffington Post


"Kinky Boots" smashes ticket sale records in wake of Macy's Day Parade controversy - The Huffington Post

19 kids show characters who were totally gay heroes - BuzzFeed

Britney Spears calls her gay fans "somewhat girls" - Queerty

Madonna joins HRC's "Love Conquers Hate" campaign for Russia's gay community - The Huffington Post

Will Elton John's Russia concerts be cancelled over his views on LGBT equality? - Gay Star News

O'Reilly praises anti-gay group in his fake war on Christmas - Equality Matters


Rugby star Gareth Thomas says Tom Daley's announcement "will change lives" - PinkNews

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