GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, September 2, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

13 Russian kids reunited with families blocked by anti-LGBT adoption laws - The Advocate

Survey says LGBT women poorer, less healthy than everyone else - Autostraddle

Study attributes 75% lesbian obesity to "athletic low self-esteem" - PinkNews

Five rad LGBT artifacts you can find at the Smithsonian - Autostraddle

Gay advertising comes to China - Towleroad

Scottish independence "Yes" LGBT campaign releases "Rainbow Paper" - PinkNews

The WHO might finally rule being gay is not a mental disorder - The Advocate

Seeing anti-gay comments on Facebook is ruining your mental health - Gay Star News

New website provides teachers with LGBT activity resources - PinkNews

Bail hearing for Jamaican bisexual asylum seeker - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Pennsylvania transgender teen takes own life - PinkNews

Homophobic attorney warns entire firm about "gay plague of AIDS" - Queerty

Gender non-conforming teen to file federal lawsuit against South Carolina DMV - The Rainbow Times

The gay teen whose video of his family disowning him went viral has received nearly $100,00 in online donations - BuzzFeed

COMMENTARY

A straight person's guide to the coming-out conversation - The Huffington Post

Five dos and five don'ts for college seniors (from a point scholar who's been there) - The Huffington Post

7 brave campuses for LGBT students in the South - The Advocate

ENTERTAINMENT

Britney Spears heartfelt letter to once suicidal gay fan - The Advocate

SPORTS

No NFL team claims Michael Sam after Rams cut him - BuzzFeed

NFL player says ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam going unsigned - The Huffington Post

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