GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, July 17, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Gay vicar outed live on British TV - Gay Star News

UN: Pro-gay Bollywood video is our "most watched ever" - PinkNews

Record numbers as Transgender Lobby Day attacks ENDA religious exemptions - PinkNews

Macedonia: Parliament approves constitutional ban on marriage equality - PinkNews

Justice Department releases best practices guide to reform HIV-specific criminal laws to align with scientifically-supported factors - LGBT Weekly

WATCH: LGBT kids books (and a little glitter) delivered to your door - The Advocate

Vietnam's first generation of LGBT Pride - The Advocate

Married trans people must divorce, rules European Court of Human Rights - Gay Star News

Catholic Church slashes funding for immigrants rights groups over marriage equality - Gay Star News

Grieving gay people facing bigotry at funerals - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Mississippi mayor backs marriage equality - Washington Blade

WATCH: Mother of trans 6-year-old sweetly destroys transphobic myths - The Advocate

Utah asks Supreme Court to put marriage equality recognition order on hold - BuzzFeed

Second transgender woman killed in Baltimore since June - Elixher

COMMENTARY

Op-ed: When will we finally stop smoking? - The Advocate

The disappearing act: Fighting disordered eating as a masculine-of-center woman - Autostraddle

White gay man publishes epically stupid response to "stop stealing Black female culture" - Autostraddle

Working while trans - The Advocate

ENTERTAINMENT

Linda Perry: Unfiltered and unapologetic - Out

Billy Eichner lands book deal - Out

Elton John: I'm not retiring, it was a joke - PinkNews

SPORTS

Tom Daley named sexiest man in the world - Gay Star News

Michael Sam delivers emotional speech after receiving Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYS - Towleroad

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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.