GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, November 7, 2013

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EU: Being gay is grounds for asylum - Gay Star News

Gay and trans bullying threat from Tesco face scanners - Gay Star News

General Motors to offer benefits to all gay married employees - The Huffington Post

Following wave of homophobia, Zambia's First Lady steps out to oppose anti-gay discrimination - BuzzFeed

Meet the new faces of LGBT juvenile corrections - Washington Blade

HRC, Lambda Legal publish "best practices" guide for treating trans patients - Advocate

UK: Ebay apologizes to lesbian couple after banning pro-gay Christmas t-shirts - PinkNews

Gay couple assaulted by Neo-Nazi skinheads in Sao Paulo - The Huffington Post

UK warned gay teachers are stopped from coming out over hate in schools - Gay Star News

Study: Lesbian teens at higher risk for drugs - Washington Blade

Final Senate vote on ENDA set for Thursday afternoon - Towleroad

5 cases of anti-LGBT workplace discrimination that won't be covered by ENDA - The Huffington Post


Student gets third-degree burns from teen who lit skirt on fire - BuzzFeed

Gay mayoral candidates win in Houston, Seattle - Washington Blade

VIDEO: Texas Supreme Court hears arguments in whether state can grant divorce to gay couples -Towleroad

VIDEO: Missouri couple organizes "marriage equality bus" trips to Iowa - Towleroad

VIDEO: Homophobe angry over marriage equality attacks people on Chicago CTA bus - Towleroad

Washington DC next to ban attempts to turn gay kids straight - Gay Star News

Illinois infographic: Marriage equality's effect on the state and nation - Towleroad

Oklahoma governor continues to defy US Pentagon over benefits for gay, married troops - Gay Star News

UPDATE: Palm Springs theater owner renounces her own donations to anti-LGBT politicians and causes - Queerty


The James Baldwin message for trans people - Advocate

Wondrous confusion: How gender shimmers in the fluidity of being bi - The Huffington Post

Julia Serano talks "Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive" - AfterEllen

8 things LGBT people couldn't do in 1985--and 7 things they still can't do - The Huffington Post

For gay children of straight parents - The Huffington Post


Documentary explores how Elizabeth Taylor joined forces with a scientist to fight AIDS - BuzzFeed

LGBT youth challenges to be documented in new photo, interview project from Macklemore artist - The Huffington Post

Sia to donate proceeds from Eminem collaboration to homeless LGBT youth - The Huffington Post

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD gets lesbian character - Gay Star News

Need to know: San Fran Trans Film Fest - OUT

The LGBT films of AFI Fest - Advocate

VIDEO: Thomas Roberts interviews journalist fired after coming out as gay in Russia - Towleroad

Gay characters and actors heavily represented in People's Choice Awards nods - Gay Stars

Lady Gaga is taking her act to outer space - Queerty


United Nations calls for international truce during Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics - PinkNews

Ben Cohen, Jason Collins, Tom Daley: Who will score as "top jock" of the year? - Queerty

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