GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, October 25, 2013

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

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Spike in Russian LGBTs seeking asylum in United States - Gay Star News

Church of Scotland: Banning condoms in saunas will hamper fight against HIV - PinkNews

Gambia's gay community faces discrimination in exile - The Huffington Post

ACT drops transgender and intersex people from the marriage equality bill at last moment - The Huffington Post

"25 For Trevor" initiative launched by Wade Addison aims to benefit The Trevor Project - The Huffington Post

Does the Stonewall commemorative plaque erase trans people's role in riots? - Advocate

Poll: 67% of Americans believe marriage equality is "inevitable everywhere in US" - PinkNews

UK man jailed for abusing gay neighbors released after two weeks - Gay Star News

Study shows HIV "much harder" to cure than previously thought - PinkNews

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Michigan Governor: Being fired for being gay is a "hypothetical situation" - Queerty

Ken Cuccinelli's homophobia means Virginia sexual predators could go free - Queerty

Grove City College professor claims marriage equality part of Marxist plot to destroy family - Gay Star News

NOM openly lobbies to repeal CA law protecting transgender students - Equality Matters

New Jersey marriage equality legalization presents questions, answers - The Huffington Post

Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane targeted for impeachment for refusing to defend gay marriage ban - Towleroad

VIDEO: Right-wingers claim trans Colorado student is "visually raping" girls in the locker room - Towleroad

Cops arrest second suspect in trans woman's Hollywood beating - Advocate

VIDEO: Patrons rally around Kansas waiter refused tip for being gay, called a "f**" - Towleroad

COMMENTARY

"BOYS" contributors talk queer issues on HuffPost Live - The Huffington Post

Are we post-sexuality yet? My date with a straight guy - The Huffington Post

ENTERTAINMENT

VIDEO: Voting makes you gay - Towleroad

Jesse Tyler Ferguson on LGBT equality: "This is the defining civil rights movement of our time" - The Huffington Post

Paula Pell on being out in the "SNL" writers' room and her new web series - After Ellen

Let Bridegroom explain the urgency of equality - 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.