GLAAD Link, your daily round-up of LGBT news - September 27, 2013


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Another Day, Another Dead Black Transwoman Misgendered By The Media – TransGriot

Pakistan LGBT Website Dodges Government Censors – Towleroad

Catholic Military Chaplains Barred From From Performing Gay Weddings, Funerals, Counseling – Huffington Post

U.S. Division of Barilla Apologizes for Chairman's Anti-Gay Remarks – Towleroad

UK Retailer Tesco Pulls 'Gay Best Friend' Inflatable Doll – Towleroad

Yemen gunmen kill suspected homosexual: police – The Daily Star


Lawmakers oppose gay marriage, file NM court brief –MySanAntonio

Virginia gubernatorial candidates clash over marriage, anti-gay statements – Washington Blade

President of Anti-Gay Hate Group Appointed to Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission – Slate

'Straight-only' sorority proposal stirs up Smith College – USA Today


The Needle Prick Project: Camp Starlight - For one week a year, kids affected by HIV can just be kids – The Advocate

Christians Voice LGBT Support in NALT Project Video Series – The Advocate

Op-ed: Why We Must Protect Intersex Babies – The Advocate


Winners of the 'Stand Out: National Queer Comedy Search' – The Advocate


Gay Soccer Players Robbie Rogers And Anton Hysén Are Scoring Goals, Blazing Trails – Queerty

IOC Satisfied Olympic Charter Respected for Sochi – ABC News

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