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

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Joe Biden describes lack of LGBT equality in US as "close to barbaric," calls on congress to pass ENDA - Queerty

To Google, "bisexual" still equals porn - The Advocate

Five media personalities honored for defending LGBT equality in the Philippines - Gay Asia News

Catholic League president declines invite to march in NYC Pride Parade - Gay Star News

Advocates call for protection of LGBT equality in Southeast Asia at ASEAN People's Forum - Gay Star News

Advocate: Russia LGBT equality record continues to deteriorate - Washington Blade

Ethiopia plan to make LGBT intimacy a non-pardonable crime - Gay Star News

Westboro's picket against Lorde met with messages of sympathy for the family of Fred Phelps - Gay Star News

Trans youth find community on the internet - The Huffington Post

NYT trend story: "The word 'homosexual' is offensive - The Advocate

Support for marriage equality increases with black US Protestants - Gay Star News

Obama administration to take action in response to Uganda's anti-gay law - BuzzFeed

Ghanaian politician claims Africa can resist West on LGBT equality by trade boycott - Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Gay student says he was rejected from college after coming out - The Huffington Post

Federal judge strikes down Michigan marriage man as unconstitutional - BuzzFeed

WATCH: First couple married in Michigan - OUT

Federal appeals court puts Michigan weddings for LGBT couples on hold - BuzzFeed

LGBT victim of domestic violence: "I felt trapped" because I was in the closet - The Huffington Post

WATCH: Arkansas trans woman fired for using women's restroom - The Advocate

Rhode Island gay Speaker of the House resigns following raid - The Rainbow Times

Maryland lawmaker: trans bill would "normalize abnormal behavior" - Washington Blade

COMMENTARY

For LGBT persons, a strong, loving relationship is even more important - The Huffington Post

Join Janet Mock, me, and other trans women writers in a Women's History Month Google+ hangout - Autostraddle

To be young, gay, and African - The Huffington Post

The journalistic quest to write an accurate story about bisexuality - Autostraddle

2014 Trans 100 list revealed next weekend - TransGriot

ENTERTAINMENT

Angel Haze live-tweets a homophobic incident on her Virgin Atlantic flight - BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Documentary on gay "undocumented immigrant" and journalist Jose Antonio Vargas to air - Towleroad

Theo James wants to see a gay superhero on screen - Gay Star News

Radio host wants gay and transgender people banned from the military - Gay Star News

SPORTS

AP corrects itself for calling Nets jerseys "gay" - The Advocate

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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.