GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, November 18, 2013

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Developments in Russia and other nations should inspire US Conservatives, say anti-LGBT activists – BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Unwanted and forgotten: The problem of LGBT youth homelessness - Towleroad

Apple currently removing offensive definition of “gay” from dictionary service – PinkNews

Civil rights group honors Chick-fil-A CEO, draws ire - Advocate

Youth Parliament debates need for “zero tolerance” of anti-LGBT bullying – PinkNews

Senate unanimously confirms gay ambassador to Dominican Republic – Advocate

UK schools will “go pink” in support of LGBT students and community – Queerty

Carney fires back at Boehner over ENDA – Washington Blade

South Korea court overturns adults-only rating for gay kiss in film – Gay Star News

8th US Native American tribe allows LGBT couples to wed – Gay Star News

Transgender Day of Remembrance unite! Online TDOR ceremony tomorrow – TransGriot

Strict anti-homophobia policy adopted at Surrey schools – The Huffington Post

Mary Cheney: Liz Cheney is on “wrong side of history” with anti-marriage equality stance – The Huffington Post

Gunmen open fire outside Moscow’s most popular gay club – BuzzFeed

British member of European Parliament comes out as transgender – Towleroad

Newfoundland and Labrador adding gender identity to provincial human rights act – TransGriot

International AIDS Society warns of epidemic among young men across Asia Pacific – Gay Star News

Indonesian judges say gay people will ruin military – Gay Star News

New school campaign says 99% of gay teens hear homophobic language – Gay Star News

Stonewall launches “Gay. Let’s get over it” anti-homophobic bullying campaign – PinkNews

Pope Francis honors gay teen genius for cancer test – Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Tenth anniversary of Goodridge – the rocky start of it all – The Rainbow Times

Cynthia Nixon to serve in Bill de Blasio’s cabinet? – The Huffington Post

Federal judge recuses himself from case challenging South Carolina ban on marriage equality – Towleroad

Another day, another trans student attacked in California – TransGriot

GLAAD urges NY Gov to help trans New Yorkers get needed health care – Advocate

Hackathon seeks to create tech for LGBT youth – The Huffington Post

Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, on LGBT issues and more – The Huffington Post

Killer of Ohio trans woman sentenced to life behind bars – Gay Star News

Tips pour in from around world to New Jersey waitress stiffed by anti-gay family – Gay Star News

Indiana woman barred from partner’s hospital room – Towleroad

US Senator to anti-LGBT fundraiser: moral issues need to be part of government debate – Gay Star News

Texas school reverses ban against trans student wearing a tuxedo in graduation photo – PinkNews

“Queer Objectivity” exhibit continues at UMD – Washington Blade

Priest who said Catholic Church suffered “a culture of homosexual bullying” is suspended – PinkNews

LGBT advocates protest against Uganda’s anti-LGBT laws outside London commission - PinkNews

COMMENTARY

Are bisexuals the pariahs of the LGBT community? – Queerty

Why are gay and lesbian parents still forced to adopt our own children? – The Huffington Post

Gay identity around the world – The Huffington Post

Gay prison youth gets raw deal – The Huffington Post

“Because we can”: How society justifies anti-transgender discrimination – The Huffington Post

We’re here, we’re…look, we’re just here, all right? – The Huffington Post

Another reason why non discrimination laws to protect trans people must have public accommodations language in them - TransGriot

ENTERTAINMENT

Dan Bucatinsky says LGBT community can’t get complacent after recent string of success – Gay Star News

Be a better ally: How to support your transgender friends – The Huffington Post

11 transgender stars weigh in on trans images in entertainment – The Huffington Post

LGBT game convention is making its own 8-bit adventure game – Queerty

WATCH: Knowing your HIV status just got a lot sexier – Queerty

MSNBC suspends Alec Baldwin talk show over anti-gay slur – Washington Blade

Russian promoter fined for “harming children” by organizing Lady Gaga concert – Towleroad

7 LGBT poets you should know – Advocate

VIDEO: The first gay Bachelor, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and George Takei - Towleroad

SPORTS

FCKH8 to mail 10,000 coloring books to Russian children during Olympics – The Huffington Post

Sochi, sexuality, and sports: The GO! Athletes interview with women’s ice hockey Olympian Caitlin Cahow – The Huffington Post

Is peewee football turning our little ones into weapons of retrograde masculinity? - BuzzFeed

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