GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, October 9, 2013

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

The stunning loophole that may block some of France's same-sex couples from marrying - Towleroad

Did NOM's Brian Brown violate US law by collaborating with Russian legislators on gay adoption ban? - Towleroad

Barilla chairman meets with LGBT groups in an attempt to reverse global boycott - Queerty

Supreme Court dismisses Ken Cuccinelli's sodomy law appeal - Advocate
 

LOCAL/REGIONAL

California Republican Party to go after transgender kids' rights - Gay Star News

NJ diner customer engages Chris Christie in same-sex marriage debate at campaign stop - Towleroad

Senator Wendy Davis on LGBT rights in Texas - The Huffington Post

Rainbow flag stolen from Tenn. Univ. pride exhibit returned - Advocate

Gay Mormons: Wendy and Tom Montgomery lead push to change LDS Church stance on homosexuality - The Huffington Post

COMMENTARY

Now is the time for attention to intimate partner violence in LGBTQ communities of color - The Huffington Post

What media outlets should know about the latest same-sex parenting study - Equality Matters

'I don't usually get involved in politics' - The Huffington Post

It was surprisingly easy(ish) to come out at the DMV - BuzzFeed

ENTERTAINMENT

Documentary about the murder of Lawrence King shows teachers, jurors sympathized with his killer: VIDEO - Towleroad

BBC is ready for gay couple on Strictly Come Dancing - Gay Star News

Beyond transition: documentaries capture rich, complex transgender lives - The Huffington Post

Tegan and Sara create 'marriage equality' ice cream sandwiches - The Huffington Post

SPORTS

Germany says its rainbow olympic uniforms are not pride flags - BuzzFeed

Soccer stars Abby Wambach & Sarah Huffman were married - OUT

 

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