GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, January 7, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Ugandan PM says "gays are like abnormal mongols but should not be harmed" - PinkNews

British gay group to expand international advocacy efforts - Washington Blade

Gay couple told to dissolve civil partnership if they want to marry - Gay Star News

Former Vatican guard: I was regularly asked for sex by priests - Gay Star News

Scottish band mistaken for Californian parade with gay couple's marriage by senders of anti-gay messages - PinkNews

Israeli police officers arrested following attack on transgender woman - Advocate

LGBT groups ask apple to cut ties with Russian retailer after Creative Director advocates burning gay people alive - BuzzFeed

Change.org deletes Indian petition to reject gays' "repulsive and extremely abnormal lifestyle" - BuzzFeed

Pope Francis loves your kids but your relationship is a different matter - Queerty

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Lawsuit filed to challenge Arizona ban on marriage equality - PinkNews

Dying gay Marine given honorable discharge 58 years after being kicked out of US armed forces - Gay Star News

Utah man on anti-gay hunger strike requests pizza while Supreme Court halts marriage equality - The Huffington Post

Gay Catholic school vice principal: I was told to divorce my husband if I wanted to keep job - The Huffington Post

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert applauds Supreme Court's halt of marriage equality - Gay Star News

COMMENTARY

Stunning black-and-white photos that challenge norms of masculinity - The Huffington Post

Don't be scared: 8 reasons not to fear marriage equality - The Huffington Post

When do I finally get to belong? On being both native and LGBT enough - Autostraddle

"We made this family": End-of-life care in the LGBT community - The Huffington Post

Religious homophobia is still homophobia - The Huffington Post

Return of LGBT groups to Little Saigon's "Tet" Parade is a community win - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Flawless trans women Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox respond flawlessly to Katie Couric's invasive questions - Autostraddle

Playwright Daniel McClung killed in Manhattan high-rise fire - The Huffington Post

Margaret Cho in "bisexual chic" - Out

(Lesbian) Agent Victoria Hand returns to "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." - After Ellen

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts talks about girlfriend on air upon return from holidays - Gay Star News

After 42 years together, Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner get married - Gay Star News

Spanish lesbian web series "Chica Busca Chica" inspires new film "Girl Gets Girl" - After Ellen

Crystal Bowersox, "American Idol" star, reflects on coming out as bi - The Huffington Post

SPORTS

VIDEO: Janet Napolitano talks Sochi, "evolves" on marriage equality - Towleroad

Kluwe: There are witnesses to Vikings coach's hostility - Advocate

Fallon Fox: MMA's first transgender fighter - The Huffington Post

Anti-homophobia "Principle 6" campaign now an official sponsor of Australia's bobsled teams - Towelroad

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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.