GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, January 15, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Cameron breaks promise, UK will increase aid to Nigeria despite anti-gay law - Gay Star News

16 things you should know about the anti-gay situation in Nigeria - Towleroad

Russian "Scrubs" actor who wanted gay people burned in ovens resigns after backlash - Gay Star News

UN human rights chief condemns Nigeria's "draconian" anti-gay law - PinkNews

LGBT equality will lead to human extinction, according to FRC President Tony Perkins - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Right-winger claims "homosexuals already have full marriage equality" - The Advocate

America's first LGBT retirement community welcomes first residents - LGBT Weekly

Nigerian police accused of using entrapment and torture to identify and arrest gay men - PinkNews

Zimbabwe LGBT equality group GALZ wins High Court victory - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

US District Court rules Oklahoma's ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional - Autostraddle

California trans student suspended following act of protest - The Advocate

As landscape shifts, New Jersey LGBT leader heading home to run Oklahoma group - BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Church loses 80 percent of congregation after driving out gay choral director - Towleroad

Indiana House erupts in laughter after lawmaker calls LGBT community "intolerant" - The Huffington Post

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney engaged to partner - The Advocate

First grader prompts Cumberland schools to address gender identity - The Huffington Post

Maryland transgender equality bill introduced - Washington Blade

Poll: Utah residents evenly split on marriage equality but strongly support civil unions - PinkNews

Houston Gaymers the largest gay gaming group in the country - Towleroad

New York, Minnesota consider banning "ex-gay" therapy - The Advocate

COMMENTARY

Dear Oklahoma and Utah: "Karma's a b****. Love, California" - The Huffington Post

When will non-transgender people wake up to themselves? - The Huffington Post

Why do I stay in the United Methodist Church? - Washington Blade

Coming out about rape and crisis connections - The Huffington Post

Positively bi: gender differences in stigma against people who are bi - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Star Trek actor Chris Pine calls Russian anti-gay law "clearly awful, archaic, hostile nonsense" - PinkNews

Queen to release new track featuring vocals of Freddie Mercury - PinkNews

9 reasons you need to start watching "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" - The Huffington Post

10 things we learned about HBO's Looking - Out

Sailor Moon reboot likely to feature LGBT characters - The Advocate

SPORTS

Mayor of Sochi's Olympic Village defends Russia's anti-LGBT law - BuzzFeed

British footballer Liam Davis decides to come out as gay at the beginning of his career - Gay Star News

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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.