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


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'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


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

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

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

Ohio Gay Marriage Lawsuit Expanded to Others – The Review

Pennsylvania Pastor Fired By Congregation For Officiating Gay Wedding – Queerty


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


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


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 –

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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