GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, October 21, 2013

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit


APA's commitment to applying social science to protect and expand the rights of LGBT people worldwide is paying off - Monitor

60 injured as LGBT Pride event turns violent in Montenegro - PinkNews

Australia: HIV infection rate for gay men at record high - PinkNews

Russia delays consideration of bill that would strip gay parents of child custody rights - Towleroad

New and virulent HIV strain tearing through Russia - Queerty

Nigerian gay activist flees to New York after outed in 'Washington Post' article - Towleroad

France approves first gay adoption - Towleroad

Immigrant groups lose Catholic funding over support for marriage equality - BuzzFeed

Anti-gay activists plot class action lawsuit against homosexuality: AUDIO - Towleroad

Rick Santorum warns that Republican support of marriage equality would be 'the destruction of our republic' - Gay Star News

Report reveals that one million African-Americans identify as LGBT - The Huffington Post

Jamaican police 'burn out' homeless gays - Gay Star News


Chris Christie administration withdrawing appeal of marriage equality ruling in New Jersey - The Huffington Post

Marriage equality in New Jersey! - Feministing

Meet the first gay couple to marry in New Jersey - Gay Star News

Right-wing group: Presence of trans student in girls' restroom is 'harassment' - Advocate

US: Republican politician brands school 'failure' due to students supporting Spirit Day - PinkNews


Being bi: coming out to both LGBT and non-LGBT communities - The Huffington Post

When trans identity meets media career - The Huffington Post

Hispanic heritage and bisexuality - The Huffington Post

The 7th annual international Day of Action for trans depathologization - The Huffington Post


Kokumo's plans for fame far ahead of schedule - Chicago Tribune

Universal Studios Halloween show features offensive gay stereotypes - Gay Star News

Jared Leto discusses his trans character in 'Dallas Buyers Club': VIDEO - Towleroad

Help MAJOR! win again - TransGriot

Watch now! Katy Perry uses a lesbian couple for "Unconditionally" video - After Ellen

30 bisexual celebrities - The Huffington Post


Major League Baseball teams under fire from anti-gay fans for taking a stand on LGBT bullying - Gay Star News

New Zealand diplomat to protect LGBT athletes at Russian Winter Olympics - PinkNews

To submit a story for possible inclusion in GLAAD Link, click here.

Sign up for GLAAD Link emails


Related Stories


In advance of the Pope's inaugural visit to the U.S. next month, GLAAD released a new media resource for journalists.