GLAAD Link - your round-up of LGBT headlines, October 6, 2014

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Supreme Court denies to review pending marriage equality cases – ABC News

How many same-sex couples are there, and how many children are they raising? – The New Civil Rights Movement

Amnesty International calls for immediate release of British man jailed for "homosexual acts" in Morocco – PinkNews

Pope Francis urges bishops to speak "without concerns of human respect" over LGBT equality – PinkNews

Thousands protest for marriage equality in Taiwan – Gay Star News

France: Tens of thousands protest in Paris against IVF and surrogacy for LGBT people – PinkNews

100 lashes: New law reveals Indonesia's split personality on LGBT equality – The Advocate

Study puts "beginning of HIV/AIDS" in 1920s Africa, dispels myths – The Advocate

Trade boycotts force Ugandan president to reconsider anti-LGBT laws – Towleroad

Christian litigation group alliance defending freedom lobbying for anti-LGBT marriage referendum in Slovakia – Towleroad

On our radar - Marriage equality and the injustice of the judicial stay – The New Civil Rights Movement

300 clergy sign letter urging LGBT bishops to come out – PinkNews

"Solidarity with LGBT people in Egypt" protests to be held Oct 18 outside embassies worldwide – Gay Star News

South Africa's controversial LGBT-friendly mosque torched on eve of Muslim festival – Gay Star News

Same-sex London couple denied housing for not being a "regular couple" – Towleroad

"Faces of faith" explores religious perceptions of LGBT people in Uganda – The Huffington Post


Owners of bakery which refused lesbian wedding may go bankrupt after $150,000 fine – PinkNews

This couple makes a supreme step for Oklahoma – The Advocate

Warner: Marriage equality good for VA economy – Washington Blade

New York senate considers two bills to reduce legal hurdles for LGBT parents – Autostraddle

Alaska attorneys say marriage equality ban violates a "fundamental right" – PinkNews

Michelle Obama endorses openly gay Maine candidate Mike Michaud – PinkNews

Court orders Missouri to recognize same-sex couples' marriages from out of state – PinkNews

Methodist church's highest court to hear case of defrocked pro-LGBT pastor Frank Schaefer – Towleroad

AZ Secretary of State candidate blasts opponent's vote for anti-LGBT religious discrimination bill in new ad: WATCH – Towleroad

Dwight DeLee case hearing October 15 – TransGriot

Justice for Brittany Kidd-Stergis! -- TransGriot


The moment I knew that love is worth the risk of heartbreak – The Huffington Post

Op-ed: Transparent tells the rest of the story – The Advocate


Gay and lesbian film festival unveils its Saturday morning kids screening – Gay Star News

PHOTOS: Brent Corrigan and friends star at Austin’s LGBT Film Fest – Queerty

Annoying problems you have to face when you're bisexual (VIDEO) – The Huffington Post

Tyra Banks schools homophobic "Top Model" contestant: VIDEO – Towleroad

Gillian Anderson mourns for her high school girlfriend – Gay Star News

Jem's Samantha Newark: Still truly outrageous – The Advocate

MSNBC profiles trans minister and former Outserve SLDN director Allyson Robinson: VIDEO – Towleroad

After dark: Meet Lady Bunny, drag icon and Wigstock founder – The Huffington Post

The gay dads in this Cheerios commercial have the most beautiful love story – The Huffington Post

Arielle Scarcella, vlogger, interviews gay men waiting for marriage to have sex – The Huffington Post

"Access Hollywood" wants to know: Will gay couple's romance hurt "Scandal" ratings? – The Advocate


What's next for LGBT ally Sean Avery? – The Advocate

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