GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, December 5, 2013

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Susan Rice: LGBT rights an essential part of US foreign policy - Washington Blade

10 House members call on Boehner to bring up ENDA - Washington Blade

7 massive injustices LGBT immigrants face in the detention system - Autostraddle

Cameroon LGBT advocate granted asylum in US after receiving death threats for taking part in film - PinkNews

Federal official refuses to say whether office is protecting trans workers - BuzzFeed

Making LGBT spirits bright this holiday season - Advocate

Leading Russian gay advocates fined under country's federal anti-LGBT "propaganda law" - BuzzFeed

Higher AIDS drug costs under Obamacare? - Washington Blade

Threats force Russian LGBT activist to cancel trip to DC - Washington Blade

Cleric: Why would I call for the death of gay people when my sister is gay? - PinkNews

Xavier Bettel is Luxembourg's first gay Prime Minister - The Huffington Post

Utah marriage equality ban weighed by federal judge - The Huffington Post

Israeli President Shimon Peres says he supports marriage equality - Gay Star News

Archbishop of Wales "delighted" to attend LGBT carol service - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) crusading against gay republican candidates - Towleroad

Indiana professor files bias complaint - Washington Blade

Arizona Technology Council adds LGBT equality to lobbying agenda - LGBT Weekly

Gay couple's discrimination complaint against Masterpiece Cakeshop heard in court - The Huffington Post

COMMENTARY

14 things you can say to bisexual people that are guaranteed to annoy them - BuzzFeed

The 6 most inspiring LGBT-themed TED Talks - After Ellen

Why are the media labeling Tom Daley as gay? - The Huffington Post

Russia's high court declares "gay propaganda" constitutional - Advocate

19 things NOT to say to someone when they come out to you - BuzzFeed

Outgrowing Texas: Gay adolescence under the Lone Star - Out

ENTERTAINMENT

US version of Morrissey's book edits out his relationship with a man - Gay Star News

WATCH: Jared Leto on avoiding trans character cliche for "Dallas Buyers Club" - Advocate

Perez Hilton to co-produce, star in reality series about gay dads - Towleroad

The Battle of amfAR: How Liz Taylor tricked Reagan into talking about AIDS - Out

Cult film "But I'm a Cheerleader" to get a musical makeover - BuzzFeed

SPORTS

WATCH: The best from 6 Olympic gay divers - Advocate

NBC expresses support for Johnny Weir's apology to gay advocates - Towleroad

Understanding the stigma behind being an LGBT athlete - The Huffington Post

Magic Johnson's Christian faith, gay son, and how he loves both - The Huffington Post

"You Can Play" working with NFL on LGBT youth initiative - The Huffington Post

To submit a story for possible inclusion in GLAAD Link, click here.

Sign up for GLAAD Link emails

 

Tags: 

Related Stories

 

GLAAD Southern Stories will elevate the experiences of LGBT people in six of the nation's southern states. The initiative amplifies stories of LGBT people thriving in the South, ongoing discrimination, as well as the everyday indignities endured by LGBT people who simply wish to live the lives they love, including stories of family, stories of faith, stories of sports, and stories of patriotism