GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, February 27, 2014

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Prince Harry's Army buddy pulls out of awards for gay major - Gay Star News

Ugandan President signs anti-gay bill into law and the US might be making things worse - Autostraddle

Religious Americans support marriage equality - The Advocate

Intersex youth tell Fox News (and the World) about challenges they face - The Advocate

Jeanne Shaheen to introduce measure to give equal veterans benefits to gay married couples - The Huffington Post

Most Americans oppose Arizona-style anti-gay laws - The Huffington Post

John Kerry likens Uganda anti-gay law to anti-Semitism and Apartheid - The Huffington Post

83 percent of Jewish Americans support marriage equality - Gay Star News

University student lobbies China lawmakers to legalize marriage equality - GayAsiaNews

Asia's top pro-gay countries silent over Uganda's anti-gay law - GayAsiaNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Arizona's Jan Brewer vetoes bill, declares it pointless - The Advocate

We won a thing: Judge rules you can't take the same-sex marriage out of Texas - Autostraddle

Texas high schooler wins $77,000 compensation after school outed her to mother - Gay Star News

ACLU, Lambda Legal seek to join Virginia marriage lawsuit - Washington Blade

Hilary Clinton praises Arizona Governor's inclusive for vetoing anti-gay bill - PinkNews

Proposed Arizona law adds more bias toward trans people - The Advocate

Missouri Republican introduces bill allowing religion-based discrimination against gay people - Towleroad

Illinois "conversion therapy" ban introduced - Washington Blade

Texas Republican accidentally voices support for marriage equality in epic typo - The Huffington Post

Texas Governor Rick Perry slams judge's ruling striking down state's ban on marriage equality - Gay Star News

MassEquality, Anti-Defamation League, & AG Coakley applaud House's passage of revised anti-bullying legislation - The Rainbow Times

Louisiana gets health care extension - Washington Blade

ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church posts horrific anti-gay sign in Harlem, New York - The Huffington Post

New York City Council is boycotting the St. Patrick's Day Parade over LGBT stance - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Barney Frank demolishes Arizona "Right to Discriminate" bill - Queerty

DC mayor to announce trans health insurance policy - Washington Blade

Missouri gets "Gay Segregation" bill introduced - Instinct

COMMENTARY

Black athletes dispel myths about black homophobia - Washington Blade

Dividing the conquered: The false dichotomy between black and LGBT - The Huffington Post

What I learned from transgender students - The Huffington Post

100 LGBT black women you should know: The epic Black History Month megapost - Autostraddle

How Scalia helped screw Texas' case against marriage equality - The Huffington Post

Today is the anniversary of Trayvon Martin's murder - TransGriot

Supporting LGBT: Business can't afford inequality - CNBC

ENTERTAINMENT

4 LGBT-focused Oscar acceptance speeches - The Advocate

Perez Hilton is #notyoursassygayfriend or mine - Feministing

HBO renews gay dramedy Looking for a second season - adds Russell Tovey as regular - Gay Star News

Jan Brewer's Veto of Arizona bill draws wildly different media reactions - The Huffington Post

Steve Grand launches Kickstarter for first full length album - Instinct

"How I Met Your Mother" spin-off casts one of its gay leads - Instinct

SPORTS

Bomb threat interrupts gay Olympics in Moscow - PinkNews

NBA commissioner Adam Silver: Gay player should have happened long ago, "Sports fell behind" - Towleroad

Lobbyist trying to ban gay players from the NFL faces backlash from clients - The Huffington Post

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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.