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GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, October 3, 2013

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Survey: 43% of Gay Men Have Faced Homophobia by Colleagues - PinkNews

Gay Couples in Military Having Trouble Getting Leave to Get Married – Los Angeles Times

Putin Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize – Gay Star News

Sweden to Show Solidarity with Queer Russians – Out Magazine

LOCAL/REGIONAL

California University Sued for Expelling Student After Discovering She's Transgender – Towleroad

Equal Marriage Bill to Be Introduced in Pennsylvania - PinkNews

Obamacare Arrives for Maryland's LGBT Communities – Baltimore Gay News

Activists Gather to Celebrate Bisexuality - Windy City Times

COMMENTARY

The Loyalty Economy – Huffington Post

LGBT Immigrants Stand Up for Dignity and Respect – Huffington Post

Op-ed: On Working Together Over Time by Gloria Steinem – Advocate

Debunking Stephen Jimenez's Efforts to De-Gay Matthe Shepard's Murder – Equality Matters

ENTERTAINMENT

Grand Theft Auto V is Just As Transphobic As You'd Expect – BuzzFeed

'From Russia With Love' Series Profiles Gay Couples Living Under Putin's rule – Huffington Post

Indian LGBT Films to Screen Worldwide – India Blooms

Gay Hip Hop: Is the Culture Ready to Publicly Embrace Homosexuality? – Forbes

SPORTS

Darren Young Feared Losing His Job By Becoming the First Wrestling Star to Come Out Publicly  – Queerty

 

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