GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, September 5, 2014

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Study: Gay people twice as likely to experience mental health issues - PinkNews

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to marry another same-sex couple this weekend - The New Civil Rights Movement

Millions spent on lesbian obesity study draws criticism - Washington Blade

Senior GOP spokesman comes out as gay: "Let me get married" - Towleroad

WATCH: CVS Health releases gay-inclusive ad - The Advocate

Denmark's new law makes legal gender recognition a lot easier - Autostraddle

LGBT undocumented community demanding immediate release of transwoman raped in ICE custody - The Rainbow Times

90% of China young people accept gays - Gay Star News


Federal courts in Louisiana, Wisconsin, Indiana send mixed messages on marriage - Autostraddle

Man fired after boss finds out he's gay on Facebook - Gay Star News

DC Archdiocese removes blog post calling for end to "disgraceful" St. Patrick's Day Parades - BuzzFeed

Mount Holyoke students are thrilled their school officially accepts transgender students - BuzzFeed

HBGC awarded queer youth fund grant to expand leadership development among Black & Latino youth - The Rainbow Times


Op-ed: One thing President Obama can do now to help LGBT undocumented people - The Advocate

Megan Smith: most powerful lesbian in the White House - Out

LGBT Whisper App users share the best reactions to their coming out - The Huffington Post

Op-ed: Let gay and bi youth lead in HIV advocacy - The Advocate

Learning to use chopsticks: Coming out as Korean-American - Autostraddle

A conversation on lesbian marriage - The Huffington Post


Cartoon Network expands bullying prevention efforts with mobile call-to-action - LGBT Weekly

Jane Lynch wrote a book about bullies because she used to be one - BuzzFeed

Joan Rivers didn't just tell jokes. She fought for AIDS patients and suicide prevention, too - The Huffington Post


Why athletes need to exercise their influence: An agent's perspective - The Huffington Post

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