GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, October 7, 2013

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US offers Ghana assistance in moving forward on LGBT rights - Gay Star News

Western Australia Anglicans back civil unions for gay couples - Gay Star News

Immigrants' rights groups speak out for undocumented transgender people - National Center for Transgender Equality

Gay men, lesbians struggle to find caregivers and old-age facilities that don't discriminate - The Washington Post

LGBT Latino population in US grows to over 1.4 million: report - Towleroad

Poll: Two-thirds of US Catholics agree that the Church focuses too much on homosexuality - Towleroad

Anti-discrimination policies make schools safer for all students, group says - Times Colonist

'You can tell by just looking,' new book, busts myths about the LGBT community - The Huffington Post


Gay Wyoming: life after Matthew Shepard - Star Tribune

PA gov: gay marriage remarks not meant to offend - Observer-Reporter

NH transgender student chosen homecoming king - Boston Globe

Iowa man convicted in HIV case loses appeal - Des Moines Register


Feminist and queer movements need to rethink - Women's eNews

Bi way of the White House - The Huffington Post

It's not easy being bi - Salon

LGBT rights are AAPI rights - AsianWeek

Why are lesbian nurses still invisible? - The Huffington Post

We shouldn't forget the plight of LGBT Syrians - PinkNews


LGBT history month proifle: playwright Edward Albee - LGBTQ Nation

Longtime Fox News producer testified in support of Russia's anti-gay laws - Equality Matters

India gets its first radio station fpr the LGBT community - BuzzFeed

Meghan McCain covers being 'Gay in America' on new series 'Raising McCain' - The Huffington Post


Olympic flame met with protest in Athens over Russian anti-gay laws - Towleroad

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