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 www.glaad.org

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

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

LOCAL/REGIONAL

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

COMMENTARY

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

ENTERTAINMENT

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

SPORTS

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

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