GLAAD Link, your daily round-up of LGBT news - October 2, 2013

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David Cameron praises gay tolerance in Tory conference speech – PinkNews

Russia 'Gay Propaganda' Law May Fall After Historic Court Ruling – Gay Star News

Russia Schedules Bill to Remove Kids from Gay Parents – Gay Star News

Detention Centers Prep for Safer Transgender Housing – We News

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month for Trans Women, Too – TransGriot


Three Couples File Federal Lawsuit Challenging West Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban – Gay Star News

Global Anti-Gay Crusader Announces Run for Governor of Massachusetts - BuzzFeed

Lesbian Sues Miss. Town for Denying Gay Bar Permit – ABC News

NJ LGBT youth face higher levels of abuse while dating – Out in Jersey


11 Speeches That Will Teach You How To Drop A Mic On The World – Huffington Post

Come Out Ahead: The Benefits of Coming Out – Huffington Post

What Do We Really Know About Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT Individuals and Same-Sex Couples? – Huffington Post


Actress Michelle Rodriquez Comes Out as Bisexual – PinkNews

Antigay Group Claims Modern Family Same-Sex Engagement is 'Dangerous' – Advocate

Culture comes Alive at The Queer New York International Arts Festival – New Now Next


NASCAR Fines Nelson Piquet Jr. $10K for Anti-Gay Slur on Instagram – Towleroad

'Rainbow' German Winter Olympics Uniforms Seen as Silent Protest Against Russian Anti-Gay Law – PinkNews

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