GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, November 8, 2013

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

ENDA vote: Senate votes to outlaw LGBT workplace discrimination - The Huffington Post

New report says trans people face "broken bargain" in employment - The Rainbow Times

LGBT Latin@s--largest minority, fastest growing, new reports show - The Rainbow Times

Croatia to hold a referendum aiming to rule out marriage equality - PinkNews

Islamic cleric who describes gay people as "filthy" cancels UK tour - PinkNews

Greek civil unions must be open to gay couples, European Council on Human Rights rules - The Huffington Post

Being LGBT, like trans fats, is "a hazard to human health," Bryan Fischer claims - The Huffington Post

Tyler Clementi's family to visit site of Rutgers student suicide - The Huffington Post

Trevor Project launches "Ask For Help" campaign - Towleroad

Boy reportedly suspended for wearing Vera Bradley purse to school - The Huffington Post

Harry Reid: Mormons are evolving on LGBT rights - Advocate

Will trans folk become an ENDA bargaining chip? - Advocate

The fight for ENDA has real public health implications - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Tammy Baldwin tells John Boehner "just bring ENDA up for a vote" - Advocate

Why the ENDA Senate vote is really bad news for the religious right - Queerty

Who evolved on ENDA? - The Huffington Post

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Marco Rubio to be keynote speaker at anti-LGBT group's annual event - The Huffington Post

Florida High Court rules for parental rights of lesbian egg donor - Advocate

The San Diego LGBT Community Center launches #GivingTogether campaign - LGBT Weekly

This is the out lesbian who voted against marriage equality in Hawaii - Queerty

Gay Texas teen suspended from school for speaking up to bullies - Queerty

Lutheran group holds religious discussion event - Washington Blade

Couple claims they were asked to leave Wal-Mart because they're gay - Queerty

New Mexico insurance companies ordered to provide equal discounts to married LGBT couples - Gay Star News

Hispanic Black Gay Coalition hosts 3rd annual LGBT youth empowerment conference - The Rainbow Times

The 17 most confusing things that have happened in Hawaii's quest for marriage equality - The Huffington Post

COMMENTARY

The academic feminist: Koritha Mitchell on lynching, LGBT violence, and love - Feministing

13 gayborhoods you won't want to miss - BuzzFeed

AUDIO: Sarah Schmidt, Chair of LPAC, talks lesbian politics and LGBT issues - The Huffington Post

Should we boycott the 2014 Sochi Olympics due to Russia's anti-LGBT law? - The Rainbow Times

The real gay agenda - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: A 4-year-old girl asks a lesbian if she's a boy. She responds in the most awesome way possible - Upworthy

Transgender education: teaching the teachers - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Daily Caller: Gay people were more fun before they got all this equality - Equality Matters

Afternoon delight: Demi Lovato says "Glee" lesbian portrayal is "a huge step in our generation" - AfterEllen

Matthew Morrison talks gay rumors, LGBT equality on HuffPost Live - The Huffington Post

WATCH: To Russia with (gay) love - Advocate

X Factor judge attacks trans singer: She sings back "words can't bring me down" - Gay Star News

Black gay themes explored in new play - Washington Blade

Reel Affirmations hosts filmmakers - Washington Blade

Lady Gaga says she's not a gay icon, is proud of pissing off Madonna - Queerty

Winona Ryder: "Anti-gay bulling made me a star" - Gay Star News

IMAGES: Head to Bent-Con for the geekiest LGBT art - Advocate

Dixon reveals non-apologetic approach to ending oppression - The Rainbow Times

SPORTS

Over the line: allies in the LGBT sports movement - The Huffington Post

Rugby stars claim many gay players live a lie - LGBT Weekly

Gay Turkish soccer referee wages high-profile legal fight after losing his job - Queerty

Gareth Thomas and James Haskell discuss being LGBT in sports and Sochi - Out

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