GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, October 10, 2013

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Health insurances exchanges might not be accessible to trans@ people - The Huffington Post

Turkey shuts down transgender support site - Gay Star News

Charity says rise in lesbian domestic violence in Scotland due to increased reporting - PinkNews

Ireland: First of its kind guide launched for LGBT graduates - PinkNews

United Nations panel issues declaration of LGBT rights - National Center for Trans Equality


Washington Times Op-ed: Transgender equality movement will "dismantle" civilization - Equality Matters

New project helps LGBT homeless in San Francisco - Queerty

Vanderbilt Divinity School appoints black lesbian woman as dean - Feministing

Gay couples will receive fertility coverage under new state law - The Huffington Post


Op-ed: No one else can define your attraction - Advocate

5 reasons why Gaymers and GaymerX matter - The Huffington Post

What LGBT Americans can do for civil rights - The Huffington Post

Get covered: Being LGBT is no longer a pre-existing condition - The Huffington Post


Angola's trans musician Titica made a goodwill ambassador by UNAIDS - Gay Star News

First look at new documentary about Matthew Shepard - BuzzFeed

PHOTOS: Relive the 1969 Stonewall Riots in comic book form - Queerty

Lee Daniels wants to make a gay action hero movie - OUT


One picture that shows how much sports has changed for gay men - BuzzFeed

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