GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, May 29, 2014

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Seoul pride parade to defy official disapproval after ferry tragedy - Gay Star News

Central Station, Moscow's largest gay nightclub, to reopen in new location - Towleroad

Marriage and adoption equality poised to become legal in Luxembourg - Gay Star News

American Family Association to boycott Postal Service over Harvey Milk stamp - PinkNews

Historic LGBT sites to get national landmark status - PinkNews

ExxonMobil nixes anti-discrimination policy, while new report documents widespread bias - The Advocate

Study: Gay dads' brain activity similar to new mothers and fathers - The Advocate

SCOTUS Justice Anthony Kennedy requests briefs from both parties on NOM request to stay Oregon ruling - Towleroad

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Houston, we have HERO passage - TransGriot

Pennsylvania anti-discrimination bills face uphill battle - Washington Blade

How a trans woman inspired real reform through her art - The Huffington Post

Wisconsin Governor unsure of whether marriage equality breaks US Constitution - PinkNews

Maine Ethics Board imposes record fine on NOM - The Advocate

Republican congressman says "life is too short" to stand in the way of marriage equality - Gay Star News

COMMENTARY

Why we'll miss Maya Angelou - OUT

On continuing to live in the world that made Elliot Rodger (and many like him) - Autostraddle

Asking the question: When interrogation of trans women's bodies turns into open sexualized violence - Autostraddle

Rising to possibility: How I learned to read Maya Angelou - BuzzFeed

10 essential films that portray the struggle for acceptance and equality - Queerty

Will "Orange is the New Black" acknowledge bisexuality? - The Huffington Post

The Normal Heart: Storytelling as advocacy - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

Laverne Cox graces cover of TIME Magazine, makes history - Elixher

The Fosters, Orange is the New Black, and RuPaul's Drag Race nominated for Television Critics Association - OUT

Ellen DeGeneres is the only out lesbian among Forbes' Most Powerful Women - OUT

VIDEO: Gay director Xavier Dolan reacts to winning jury prize at Cannes - Towleroad

VIDEO: Antigone Rising's brand new music video "Get to You" debuts today - LGBT Weekly

"Clueless" actress Stacey Dash joins Fox News - Towleroad

Downton Abbey's bisexual Duke cast in Daredevil TV show - The Advocate

Anna Wintour & other fashion leaders boycott Sultan's hotels - OUT

Showtime to premiere the documentary L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin - Gay Star News

British singer Sam Smith opens up about his sexuality - BuzzFeed

SPORTS

Olympic athlete John Fennell comes out - Queerty

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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.