GLAAD Link, your daily round-up of LGBT news - September 26, 2013

 

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

'I would never use homosexual couples in my adverts': Barilla pasta brand faces boycott after boss's comments spark backlash – The Independent

George H.W. Bush Witnesses Same-Sex Wedding – ABC News

Drive for equality: Some same-sex military spouses forced to travel far for promised benefits – NBC News

Russians arrest gays for protesting at Sochi Olympic headquarters – America Blog

Meet The Married Gay Couple Representing America In Australia – BuzzFeed

10 Russian LGBT activists arrested at Sochi Olympics HQ – Gay Star News

Protestors Challenge Antigay Laws In Moscow, Kiev – The Advocate

Gay Married Military Couple Talks About What It Means to Get Benefits in New Pentagon Clip – Towleroad

Transgender icon exhibition opens in Liverpool –BBC News

REGIONAL/LOCAL

Antigay Pol Claims His Antigay Comments Were Taken 'Out of Context' –The Advocate

Cleveland groups see Gay Games, hate crimes attention as opportunity – Cleveland.com

Indiana: Two-thirds believe gay-marriage amendment wrong course, poll says – JournalGazette.net

Ohio Gay Marriage Lawsuit Expanded to Others – The Review

Pennsylvania Pastor Fired By Congregation For Officiating Gay Wedding – Queerty

COMMENTARY

Meet Jazz, One Of The Coolest Trans 12-Year-Olds Around – BuzzFeed

ENTERTAINMENT

Ian McKellen: How Olympians Should Handle Russia’s Anti-Gay Law – The Wall Street Journal

Jonathan Groff Is Changing The Face Of Gay Hollywood – BuzzFeed

Hollywood Celebs Who Support Gay Rights in Russia –Entertainment & Stars

SPORTS

A Lesson In Honesty From Gay Athletes – BuzzFeed

IOC decides not to fight Russian anti-gay law before Winter Games – The Washington Post

Transgender pioneer reflects on sports past – Windy City Media Group

Yogi Berra museum presents exhibit to promote inclusion of LGBT community in sports – NorthJersey.com

Dodgers continue push for diversity with first scheduled LGBT night – Los Angeles Times

Open Games to celebrate LGBT athletes in Moscow after the Olympics – Outsports

 

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