GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, November 15, 2013

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Lesbian couple sues NHS claiming they were refused IVF – Gay Star News

University of Sussex LGBT society removes the word “dyke” over safe space policy – PinkNews

Filipino “Drag Race” queens raising money to combat Typhoon Haiyan devastation – The Huffington Post

David Cameron urged to raise LGBT rights at Commonwealth summit – PinkNews

LGBT people of color are among the most disadvantaged in the US workforce – BuzzFeed

How one subtweet spurred an LGBT advocate to flee Russia – BuzzFeed

Religious Right to use official Senate space to call for adoption of Russian anti-LGBT laws – Queerty

John Boehner says “no basis or no need” for ENDA but insists he opposes workplace discrimination – Gay Star News

Reigning Miss Universe says trans women should have beauty pageants of their own – Advocate

Australian health alliance urges remembrance of suicide victims on Transgender Day of Remembrance – Gay Star News

Pope Francis distributes surveys to Catholics on “modern questions” including LGBT relationships – PinkNews

Remembering the worst mass killing of LGBT people in US history – Advocate

Harry Reid stirs controversy with remarks on “changing” Mormon Church – Washington Blade

Lithuania: Anti-LGBT politician delivers trousers with anal zip to LGBT group - PinkNews


Nancy Pelosi slated for Baltimore LGBT award – Washington Blade

Catholic Bishop to hold “exorcism” as Illinois Governor signs marriage equality into law - Towleroad

Judge declines to block Hawaii’s new marriage equality law – Gay Star News

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he supports marriage equality; state will take tax returns from gay couples - Towleroad


The unmeasured LGBT life – The Huffington Post

Op-ed: ENDA, families, and the inequitable paths to economic security - Advocate

LGBT equality = BACKLASH! – The Huffington Post


Artist documents her experience dressing more feminine to get a job – BuzzFeed

Why lesbians love “Wicked” – After Ellen

“XXY” to get campus screening – Washington Blade

WATCH: Rachel Maddow on GOP’s reluctance to support marriage equality – Advocate

Gay couple on NBC daytime soap Days of Our Lives are getting married – Gay Star News

Alec Baldwin forced to apologize after hurling anti-LGBT abuse at photographer - PinkNews


NFL should demonstrate zero tolerance on hazing and bullying – LGBT Weekly

International Olympic Committee silent about Russia stirring up anti-gay sentient under Olympic logo - BuzzFeed

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