GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, October 29, 2013

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LGBT group takes Kenya to court saying officials are breaching Constitution - Gay Star News

Malta agrees to protect gay and trans people - Gay Star News

Discredited US anti-gay activist addresses Russian Parliamentarians over "family values" - BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Police violence targets the transgender community - Feministing

VIDEO: LGBT activists disrupt investment forum held by Russian government officials in NYC - Towleroad

Nancy Pelosi to receive pro-LGBT lifetime achievement award - PinkNews

LGBT job discrimination ban to get Senate floor consideration by Thanksgiving - BuzzFeed

Four Chileans given heavy sentences for brutal murder of gay man - BuzzFeed

Jamaica: Lesbian shot in chest and arm by police - PinkNews

Trans advocates want to meet with Jelly Belly chairman - Advocate


US Lutheran pastor tells how gay sons made him embrace marriage equality - Gay Star News

Chicago cabbie sued for kicking gay couple out of taxi for kissing - Towleroad

California prisoner alleges abuse of gay and transgender inmates at Pleasant Valley State Prison - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Hawaiian legislature reportedly has the votes to pass marriage equality bill - Towleroad

Morgan State student says fraternity rejected him for being gay - The Baltimore Sun


Tackling bisexuality stigma and myths - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: Why are Americans terrified of transgender 6-year-olds? - Advocate

Nominations for 2014 Trans 100 now open - TransGriot

A gay dad thanks Universal Studios CEO for ending Bill and Ted's Homophobic Adventure - The Huffington Post

The first gay pope - The Huffington Post


Ellen DeGeneres and Liz Feldman developing show with lesbian lead for NBC - AfterEllen

Chris Brown anti-gay felony assault charges reduced to misdemeanor - Towleroad

Hope shines on a silver screen for Chinese LGBT people - Advocate

WATCH: Gay man in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" trailer - OUT

Neil Patrick Harris on closeted gay celebrities and the coming out process - The Huffington Post

Wanda Sykes talks to Oprah about coming out, getting married, and being gay in Hollywood - AfterEllen


VIDEO: AllOut to raise awareness about Russia's anti-gay laws and the Olympics with new film - Towleroad

AUDIO: Dexter Manley called Troy Aikman "a queer" on WTOP Radio in DC and won't be returning - The Huffington Post

Putin promises Sochi Olympics will be safe for gay people - OUT

PHOTOS: St. Louis Cardinals' Wikipedia page vandalized and homophobic edits were shown by Google - The Huffington Post

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