GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 10, 2014

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Orange Telecom cuts ties with Ugandan tabloid which outed gay people - Towleroad

New Look bans gay staff from discount that straight employees can use - PinkNews

Putin to face off with LGBT equality advocates for Nobel Peace Prize - Gay Star News

Google's International Women's Day doodle includes trans women - The Advocate

Disney, Hilton, Macy's, Nickelodeon to sponsor first annual weeklong vacation celebration for LGBT families - Queerty

HRC Foundation releases comprehensive state-by-state legislative report - LGBT Weekly

Ben Carson CPAC speech: Gay people "don't get extra rights" - The Huffington Post

Nehirim Retreat brings gay Jews together to celebrate faith and sexuality - The Huffington Post

VIDEO: Russian LGBT equality campaigners pelted with eggs at International Women's Day rally - PinkNews

First Asian LGBT awards to take place in Singapore despite anti-gay law - Gay Asia News

LGBT community in India looks to general elections for change - Gay Asia News

Religious schools in Ireland to stand up against homophobic bullying - Gay Star News

NY Archbishop Timothy Dolan uncomfortable as Pope calls for study of civil unions - The Advocate

LOCAL/REGIONAL

BREAKING: Black lesbian couple found dead in Galveston County, TX - Elixher

Anti-gay former Puerto Rican Senator comes out as gay - Instinct

Meet the controversial spiritual advisor to trans people - The Advocate

Gay people are going to hell, says expert witness in Michigan marriage equality trial - The Huffington Post

50 onlookers but no one helped, says gay man attacked on New York subway platform - Gay Star News

WATCH: Christian pastors involved in African LGBT issues--but not how you may think - The Advocate

Nine LGBT advocates arrested while protesting Nigerian consulate in NYC - BuzzFeed

The marriage equality trial you don't know about just came to a close - BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Lesbian couple suing Vermont town for trying to drive them out - Towleroad

Courts in 9 Western states to review anti-ay laws more closely - BuzzFeed

Arkansas judge apologizes for bigoted online comments including comparing gay couples to bestiality - PinkNews

Low-income apartment complex for LGBT seniors opens in Philadelphia - The Advocate

Kentucky HB 171 hearing testimony - TransGriot

COMMENTARY

9 inspiring women backing LGBT equality around the world - The Advocate

Op-ed: A second look at bisexuality - The Advocate

ENTERTAINMENT

14 best new gay movies on Netflix streaming - The Huffington Post

Zoie Palmer totally has a girlfriend: "Lost Girl" actress thanks partner at Canadian Screen Awards - Autostraddle

BBC game show host defends contestant against transphobic Twitter trolls: "Grow up and get a life" - PinkNews

WATCH: The first trailer for HBO's adaptation of The Normal Heart - OUT

SPORTS

Athlete Ally's Hudson Taylor explains athletes' silence on LGBT equality in Sochi - Towleroad

US student tennis star Matt Dooley comes out as gay and speaks about attempted suicide - PinkNews

Openly gay soccer player Anton Hysen signs with a US team - 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.