GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, November 12, 2013

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Bishop Gene Robinson: “Jesus must be so embarrassed” about religious-based opposition to ENDA – Towleroad

Honoring the service of all veterans – National Center for Transgender Equality

First resort LGBT retirement community opens Nov 20 – LGBT Weekly

No ENDA lies is too ridiculous for The Washington Times – Equality Matters

A GLAAD first: Transgender woman appointed co-chair of board of directors – Gay Star News

Pat Robertson named “Bigot of the Year” at Stonewall Awards – BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Donald Trump still opposed to marriage equality, claims to be “evolving” - Towleroad

Transgender veterans fight for military paperwork to match new gender, name – The Huffington Post

New York Times explores being gay in Russia – The Huffington Post

European Court of Human Rights: Greece must allow civil unions for gay couples – Towleroad

Newly reelected Israeli mayor thanks God there are no gay residents in his city - Towleroad

Police raid grotesque “gay addiction” torture clinic in Ecuador – Queerty

Report on the human rights situation of Afro-Brazilian trans women – TransGriot

Hong Kong: 5th Pride march more visible than ever – PinkNews

Indian state grants separate wards to transgender patients – Gay Star News

Dutch foreign minister: Russia does not prosecute against gay people – there is “no ground for asylum” – PinkNews

LGBT community urged to mark 10-year repeal of Section 28 by wearing pink – PinkNews

Anti-gay terrorist and founder of “Occupy Pedophilia” hightails it out of Russia - Queerty


Hawaii House gives final approval to marriage equality bill – Washington Blade

Hawaii state Senate will vote on marriage equality bill this week – Gay Star News

Arkansas Attorney General OKs language for 2016 marriage equality initiative – Advocate

Attorneys in Illinois marriage equality lawsuit may seek “emergency” action so marriages can start sooner - BuzzFeed

Students don skirts to support agender teen who was set aflame – Adovcate

Teen charged as adult after “hate crime” against genderqueer victim – Gay Star News

Anti-LGBT groups say they have enough signatures to put California transgender law on ballot – Gay Star News

Former Michigan lawyer fired for harassing gay student sues state for “wrongful termination” – PinkNews

Walmart caretaker fired for telling gay couples to leave store – PinkNews

New Mexico wedding photography anti-gay discrimination case now at the Supreme Court – Towleroad

Houston LGBT hater Dave Wilson masquerades as black person to get elected – TransGriot

Conservative coalition: Repeal of California transgender student equality law will qualify for ballot – Towleroad

Transgender oral history project brings workshops, interviews – The Rainbow Times

Atlanta restaurant exercises its “right” to deny entry to trans woman – Queerty

University of Texas swimmer comes out to college team via email: “I’m actually gay” – Gay Star News


Transpeople of color don’t get the luxury of ignoring race and class - TransGriot

Why Prop 8 was good for LGBT Mormons – BuzzFeed

Op-ed: Why your photo matters – Advocate

Label mayhem: The problem with a binary system of sexuality in a society that’s changing its views on love – The Huffington Post

Is the Obama administration playing politics with LGBT workers’ rights? – BuzzFeed

Empowering LGBT youth of color – The Huffington Post

Dress codes and other sorry excuses for policing identity – The Huffington Post


Stephen Colbert calls out employers who are less than LGBT friendly – The Huffington Post

Tyson Beckford naked with trans model Ines Rau – Out

Mulan is now transgender as classic fairy tales get re-imagined in new book – Queerty

This may be the most powerful anti-bullying video we’ve ever seen – The Huffington Post

WATCH: Thomas Roberts blasts anti-LGBT law on Russian TV – Advocate

WATCH: First peek at San Francisco-set gay series “Looking” with Jonathan Groff, Russell Tovey – Queerty

The re-victimization of LGBT targets of the Nazi regime – Sociological Images

WATCH: Rap star Tyler the Creator says “F word” shouldn’t be offensive – Advocate

Fox News falsely claims Christ Christie didn’t veto marriage equality legislation – Equality Matters

Artie Lange talks using gay slurs and how comedy has evolved – The Huffington Post


Senators to IOC: Make sure LGBT people are protected during Olympics - Advocate

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