GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, June 24, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Campaign launched to end gay-to-straight "conversion therapy" in the next five years - PinkNews

Trans students celebrate openly during Catholic graduations - The Huffington Post

President Bill Clinton to honor trailblazers Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan - AfterEllen

VIDEO: PBS News Hour looks at the turning tide in the nationwide fight for LGBT equality - Towleroad

Philippines afternoon prime time TV to feature serial about a gay father - LGBT Weekly

Family Research Council accidentally cites poll proving people are in favor of LGBT equality - PinkNews

Rick Santorum: People who oppose LGBT equality are being sent to re-education camps - PinkNews

Former BP CEO: Outing "best thing that ever happened" - The Advocate

This is one "Cards Against Humanity" card the creator regrets making - BuzzFeed

PHOTOS: Berlin's Christopher Street Day celebration - The Advocate

"We are afraid": Ukrainians say new gov't remains homophobic - Washington Blade

WATCH: Trans priest takes pulpit at Washington National Cathedral - The Advocate

Uganda lashes out at US sanctions; will hurt "most vulnerable" - The Advocate

Most Americans wrongly believe it's already illegal to fire someone for being gay - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

200 people attend Yaz'min Shancez vigil - TransGriot

In historic first, Boy Scouts will lead NYC Pride March - Gay Star News

First ever transgender Mr. Gay Philadelphia crowned - Towleroad

Alaska claims banning marriage equality doesn't violate any rights - PinkNews

Another Republican tells GOP to back off marriage opposition - The Advocate

Seattle Pride drag show sets Guinness World Record for world's largest - The Huffington Post

Trans residents celebrate monumental health care ruling in Massachusetts - The Advocate

PHOTOS: Starbucks raises enormous LGBT Pride flag over Seattle headquarters - Towleroad

Louisville forum, why are you hosting a trans issues forum with no trans people on the panel? - TransGriot

COMMENTARY

10 great coming outs of 2014 and it's only June - Queerty

Is America's personality changing? A decline in the willingness to conform - Sociological Images

PHOTOS: Faces of LGBT youth seeking "forever families" - The Advocate

"How to be gay in college": Vlogger David Levitz offers his advice - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Lesbian "House Hunters" creators talk building the HGTV hit with LGBT community - The Huffington Post

The cast of "Orange is the New Black" talks love, lesbians, and Season 2 - AfterEllen

"Scandal"'s Dan Bucatinsky: Hate me for being gay, but don't "encroach upon my civil rights" - The Huffington Post

SPORTS

Basketball boss tackles homophobia in sports at California Assembly - PinkNews

World Cup officials say "p***" not anti-gay slur if used in context - 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.