GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, November 14, 2013

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Uganda: Police arrest leading LGBT activist Sam Ganafa – PinkNews

Transgender Awareness Week spotlights the struggles and victories of Latino trans people – The Huffington Post

238 trans people murdered worldwide in the past year – BuzzFeed

Congress votes to allow organ transplants between HIV-positive patients – Towleroad

LGBT forums tackle Obamacare – Washington Blade

Study links workplace bias, poor health – Washington Blade

LGBT-friendly churches and houses of worship growing, according to National Congregations study – The Huffington Post

World Council of Churches Assembly hears plea for LGBT tolerance – Gay Star News

Marriage was just decriminalized in Vietnam – Queerty

Daily Caller publishes racist, ableist Op-Ed to attack protections for transgender students – Equality Matters

Business schools at the forefront of LGBT inclusion – The Huffington Post

Swazi student who was tortured by anti-gay terrorists in Russia returns home – Queerty

Vote on marriage equality fails in first Australian state – Gay Star News

Russian government spies on LGBT advocates to portray them as part of western “homosexualist invasion” – BuzzFeed

Newspaper accused of violating Russia’s “gay propaganda” law for reporting on fired gay teacher – Towleroad

Gay advocate challenges homophobic ban in both Trinidad and Tobago and Belize – PinkNews

Luxembourg to become first country to have gay prime minister and gay deputy PM - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Texas school won’t let transgender male student wear tuxedo in yearbook photo – Gay Star News

Texas county jail adopts new policy to protect LGBT inmates - PinkNews

Are Virginia’s transpeople about to be thrown under the civil rights bus? – TransGriot

Loyola University Chicago petitioned to allow gay couple’s wedding on campus – The Huffington Post

Indianapolis Council approves marriage resolution – Washington Blade

VIDEO: Denver Wrangler gay bar hit with protest for discriminating against trans people, drag queens – Towleroad

Family refuses to tip waitress, former marine due to her “gay lifestyle” – Gay Star News

COMMENTARY

Is Israel “gay heaven”? It’s complicated – Washington Blade

Reassessing the gay cultural paradigm – The Huffington Post

A letter to my community after my child was lit on fire – The Huffington Post

We trans peeps make the call concerning who we are, not you cis haters - TransGriot

ENTERTAINMENT

Mainstream media companies won’t touch this documentary that needs to be made – Queerty

FX gets new animated gay rap comedy Chozen – Gay Star News

Meet Girl Like Us model Ines Rau – TransGriot

Op-ed: Jared Leto and the t word – Advocate

SPORTS

Misguided efforts to feminize WNBA players – Washington Blade

MIX New York LGBT experimental film festival - Out

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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.