GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, September 16, 2014

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The problem with the "75% of lesbians are fat" statistic - The Huffington Post

Bangladesh opposes UN call to legalize gay couples - Gay Star News

South Africa gets first gender equal, gay friendly "open mosque" - Gay Star News

Australia state introduces bill to clear historical criminalization of gay people - Gay Star News

Web censor lifts ban on gay content for millions of users - Gay Star News

WHO: Russia's anti-gay laws hamper fight against HIV - PinkNews

Brazil allows three parents to be listed on birth certificate - Gay Star News

Facebook agrees to meet with drag community members following "real name" controversy - Towleroad


"Big straight ice cream" vying to take a scoop out of big gay ice cream's business - Queerty

Florida Attorney General to fight to stop gay couples from divorcing - PinkNews


Why abuse in queer relationships must end now - Queerty

Our streets, our selves: tips for post-harassment self-care - Autostraddle

Gay, Black, and aging - The Huffington Post

The 50 most influential LGBT people in media - The Advocate

Op-ed: Has the LGBT glass ceiling been shattered in the communications field? - The Advocate

Gay teen comes out to his mom, and then his mom comes out to him - Gay Star News


MTV's "Faking It" to include intersex character - The Huffington Post

ANTM male models kiss as gay/straight bromance heats up - Gay Star News

Andreja Pejic answers anything on Reddit - Out

Frank Ocean got a new manager - BuzzFeed

Downtown Abbey's gay storyline is going to get very dark - Queerty

Autostraddle's 2014 Fall TV preview: Queers and women of color all over your TV - Autostraddle

LGBT people are driving an upheaval in video games - The Advocate

Dustin Lance Black's newest play shows us LGBT life in Russia - The Advocate


Homophobia investigation into Rugby League star dropped - PinkNews

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