GLAAD Link - your daily round up of LGBT news, November 18, 2013

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Developments in Russia and other nations should inspire US Conservatives, say anti-LGBT activists – BuzzFeed

VIDEO: Unwanted and forgotten: The problem of LGBT youth homelessness - Towleroad

Apple currently removing offensive definition of “gay” from dictionary service – PinkNews

Civil rights group honors Chick-fil-A CEO, draws ire - Advocate

Youth Parliament debates need for “zero tolerance” of anti-LGBT bullying – PinkNews

Senate unanimously confirms gay ambassador to Dominican Republic – Advocate

UK schools will “go pink” in support of LGBT students and community – Queerty

Carney fires back at Boehner over ENDA – Washington Blade

South Korea court overturns adults-only rating for gay kiss in film – Gay Star News

8th US Native American tribe allows LGBT couples to wed – Gay Star News

Transgender Day of Remembrance unite! Online TDOR ceremony tomorrow – TransGriot

Strict anti-homophobia policy adopted at Surrey schools – The Huffington Post

Mary Cheney: Liz Cheney is on “wrong side of history” with anti-marriage equality stance – The Huffington Post

Gunmen open fire outside Moscow’s most popular gay club – BuzzFeed

British member of European Parliament comes out as transgender – Towleroad

Newfoundland and Labrador adding gender identity to provincial human rights act – TransGriot

International AIDS Society warns of epidemic among young men across Asia Pacific – Gay Star News

Indonesian judges say gay people will ruin military – Gay Star News

New school campaign says 99% of gay teens hear homophobic language – Gay Star News

Stonewall launches “Gay. Let’s get over it” anti-homophobic bullying campaign – PinkNews

Pope Francis honors gay teen genius for cancer test – Gay Star News

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Tenth anniversary of Goodridge – the rocky start of it all – The Rainbow Times

Cynthia Nixon to serve in Bill de Blasio’s cabinet? – The Huffington Post

Federal judge recuses himself from case challenging South Carolina ban on marriage equality – Towleroad

Another day, another trans student attacked in California – TransGriot

GLAAD urges NY Gov to help trans New Yorkers get needed health care – Advocate

Hackathon seeks to create tech for LGBT youth – The Huffington Post

Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, on LGBT issues and more – The Huffington Post

Killer of Ohio trans woman sentenced to life behind bars – Gay Star News

Tips pour in from around world to New Jersey waitress stiffed by anti-gay family – Gay Star News

Indiana woman barred from partner’s hospital room – Towleroad

US Senator to anti-LGBT fundraiser: moral issues need to be part of government debate – Gay Star News

Texas school reverses ban against trans student wearing a tuxedo in graduation photo – PinkNews

“Queer Objectivity” exhibit continues at UMD – Washington Blade

Priest who said Catholic Church suffered “a culture of homosexual bullying” is suspended – PinkNews

LGBT advocates protest against Uganda’s anti-LGBT laws outside London commission - PinkNews

COMMENTARY

Are bisexuals the pariahs of the LGBT community? – Queerty

Why are gay and lesbian parents still forced to adopt our own children? – The Huffington Post

Gay identity around the world – The Huffington Post

Gay prison youth gets raw deal – The Huffington Post

“Because we can”: How society justifies anti-transgender discrimination – The Huffington Post

We’re here, we’re…look, we’re just here, all right? – The Huffington Post

Another reason why non discrimination laws to protect trans people must have public accommodations language in them - TransGriot

ENTERTAINMENT

Dan Bucatinsky says LGBT community can’t get complacent after recent string of success – Gay Star News

Be a better ally: How to support your transgender friends – The Huffington Post

11 transgender stars weigh in on trans images in entertainment – The Huffington Post

LGBT game convention is making its own 8-bit adventure game – Queerty

WATCH: Knowing your HIV status just got a lot sexier – Queerty

MSNBC suspends Alec Baldwin talk show over anti-gay slur – Washington Blade

Russian promoter fined for “harming children” by organizing Lady Gaga concert – Towleroad

7 LGBT poets you should know – Advocate

VIDEO: The first gay Bachelor, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and George Takei - Towleroad

SPORTS

FCKH8 to mail 10,000 coloring books to Russian children during Olympics – The Huffington Post

Sochi, sexuality, and sports: The GO! Athletes interview with women’s ice hockey Olympian Caitlin Cahow – The Huffington Post

Is peewee football turning our little ones into weapons of retrograde masculinity? - BuzzFeed

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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.