GLAAD Link - your round-up of LGBT headlines, October 1, 2014

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216 LGBT murders in Brazil this year – Gay Star News

Poll finds majority of British people think marriage equality is the only Tory policy "good for Britain" – PinkNews

Brazil: LGBT group launches website listing political candidates who support LGBT equality – PinkNews

Studies reveal how many children are being raised by LGBT people in the US – Gay Star News

Archbishop of Canterbury cancels Lambeth Conference over LGBT clergy row – PinkNews

Australia: Marriage equality bill put on hold – PinkNews

UK: Two women subjected to anti-LGBT abuse in pub garden during Leicester Pride – PinkNews

NZ Labor leadership hopeful says supporters are "better than" judging him for being gay – PinkNews

Russia: QueerFest organizers say police "threatened" venues to shut down – PinkNews

5 times the U.N. resolved, then failed, to end homophobia worldwide – The Advocate

Uganda: Judge receiving death threats for striking down anti-LGBT law – PinkNews

No news from Supreme Court on marriage cases – Washington Blade

STUDY: Number of married LGBT couples up by 50 percent in three years – The Advocate

CARTOON: case load – Washington Blade


Transgender college student attacked in possible hate crime – The Advocate

Creationist Ken Ham: Creationism isn't about science, it's about marriage equality – The New Civil Rights Movement

Full-page advertisement in Minnesota newspaper paints transgender teens as locker room predators: VIDEO – Towleroad

December court date set for three charged in Philly anti-gay bashing: VIDEO – Towleroad

Miss. LGBT couple accused of committing "fraud" to get married – Washington Blade

St. Louis circuit judge hears challenge to Missouri marriage equality ban – Towleroad

Read this Mich. Democrat's epic response to anti-LGBT group's "pile of excrement" – The Advocate


Op-ed: Think before you tweet "homophobe" – The Advocate

Op-ed: What Barney Frank still gets wrong on ENDA – The Advocate

Have a Happy Birthday, Isis! – TransGriot


GLAAD issues record number of "excellent" ratings for TV networks – The Advocate

U.K. LGBT movie gets D.C. sneak peek – Washington Blade

LGBT men attempt to explain tampons: VIDEO – Towleroad

Comedian shares laughs and bites – Washington Blade

Avengers actor Mark Ruffalo takes powerful stand over marriage equality – Gay Star News

Comedy crush: Issa Rae launches color creative TV – Autostraddle

Neil Patrick Harris talks wedding and shares photos – Out

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