GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, February 11, 2014

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Kenyan LGBT community protest Uganda's proposed anti-gay bill - Gay Star News

Dad, who beat gay son to death, jailed for life - Gay Star News

Dublin Archbishop: If you hate gays, you hate God - Gay Star News

Pussy Riot members may run for seats in Moscow City Parliament - Towleroad

Donna Karan blurs gender lines with LGBT models at DKNY - OUT

Obama congratulates Michael Sam on coming out - The Huffington Post

Labor Department officials block reporter from questioning Tom Perez - BuzzFeed

Pride flags raised all across Canada for LGBT community in Russia - Towleroad

Dilbert skewers Indian Court's anti-gay ruling, scares off some newspapers - The Advocate

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Massachusetts Prison officials continue appeal against gender reassignment ruling for trans prisoner - PinkNews

Anti-gay restaurant hilariously pranked by gay rights supporters - The Huffington Post

New Jersey lawmakers reintroduce trans birth certificate bill with bipartisan support - The Advocate

Kansas House Republicans approve antigay law, show no knowledge of constitution - Queerty

Couples sue to force Ohio's hand on marriage equality - The Huffington Post

Pro-LGBT banner burned at Washington DC church - The Advocate

Constitutional marriage ban bill advances to full Senate in Indiana without civil union ban - Gay Star News

Marriage equality advocates celebrate 10-year anniversary of "Winter of Love" - The Rainbow Times

COMMENTARY

Op-ed: Why are narratives around trans people always so negative? - The Advocate

Exploring the umbrella: Bisexuality and fluidity - The Advocate

25 beautiful photos of black LGBT women that'll make you believe in love again - Elixher

Russia's already won a gold medal in the darkest part of Sochi's Olympic Games - Upworthy

Why Michael Sam's coming out is crucial for black, gay men - The Huffington Post

The American Jewish Committee deplores treatment of gays in Nigeria - LGBT Weekly

Michael Sam: The practical and legal implications of a gay professional athlete - The Huffington Post

Next for the LGBT equality movement: Filling the spiritual dimension - The Huffington Post

WATCH: No, for the last time, men attracted to trans women aren't gay - The Advocate

ENTERTAINMENT

Watch now! Behind the scenes of "Orange is the New Black" with Elle - After Ellen

Three black LGBT women's documentaries you can watch or preview for free - Elixher

Beyonce's gay-inclusive underwear are the perfect Valentine's Day gift - The Huffington Post

Which "Orange is the New Black" character should be your valentine? - BuzzFeed

Darren Criss, Adam Lambert, and Melissa Etheridge help Family Equality Council raise $571,000 - Gay Star News

SPORTS

Houston Astros pitcher Jarred Cosart apologizes for calling Justin Bieber a "f**" - Towleroad

9 reasons to love openly love snowboarder Belle Brockhoff - The Huffington Post

US Snowboarder Callan Chythlook-Sifsof: I'm gay - Towleroad

Sochi Olympics commercials sure do feature a lot of the gay - After Ellen

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As a Major League Baseball umpire for the past 29 seasons, Dale Scott has worked three World Series, three All-Star Games, two no-hitters and numerous playoff games. He is also the first out active male official in the MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL, and the first Major League Baseball umpire to publicly say he is gay while active.