GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, March 19, 2014

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Study: Meth particularly damaging to HIV-positive men, accelerates AIDS - Towleroad

Google continues to block the word "bisexual" - Elixher

Nearly 200 lawmakers seek action from Obama for LGBT workers - Washington Blade

Romania: LGBT partnerships bill unanimously rejected by parliament committee - PinkNews

John Kerry to send "homosexuality experts" to tackle Uganda anti-gay law - The Huffington Post

Church of Uganda plans "gay cures," exorcisms predicted - Gay Star News

Australia's largest "ex-gay" ministry announces it will close down - Gay Star News

Anti-gay "revolution" on the way, because people are fed up wish "homosexual agenda," Scott Lively claims - The Huffington Post

Tony Blair: With hindsight, maybe I should have gone for equal marriage and not just civil partnerships - PinkNews

HIV awareness billboard in Tokyo's Red Light District censored for indecency - BuzzFeed

LOCAL/REGIONAL

VIDEO: Hundreds surround Idaho statehouse in support of LGBT equality - Towleroad

Transgender woman banned from performing in Selena tribute - Queerty

High school teacher under investigation for equating gay/straight alliance to deer poaching - Queerty

VIDEO: Arkansas superintendent defends censorship of gay student from yearbook - Towleroad

Cincinnati Archdiocese requires teachers to sign new contract forbidding "homosexual lifestyle" - Towleroad

South Dakota Republican state senator: Businesses should be free to turn away blacks, gays - Towleroad

COMMENTARY

The times they are a-changin' for LGBT people in sports - The Huffington Post

Growing up gay and Jamaican: As if being gay wasn't enough - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

"Blue" gets a little gayer with Julia Stiles' real life sister - AfterEllen

Sophia came out as a pansexual alien teen on last night's "Star-Crossed" - AfterEllen

LOGO TV launches "gayest cartoon tournament" - The Huffington Post

RuPaul stokes anger with use of transphobic slur - The Advocate

SPORTS

Drew Bledsoe: Gay NFL players will be a bigger deal in media than in locker room - The Huffington Post

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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.