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The Morning Pride: January 25, 2012

By Zack Ford on January 25, 2012 at 8:36 am

"The Morning Pride: January 25, 2012"

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Welcome to The Morning Pride, ThinkProgress LGBT’s 8:45 AM round-up of the latest in LGBT policy, politics, and some culture too! Here’s what we’re reading this morning, but let us know what you’re checking out as well. Follow us all day on Twitter at @TPEquality.

- Urging the nation to work together as a community, President Obama did include a mention of the gay community in his State of the Union address last night. Watch it:

- Introducing marriage equality legislation, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley said the bill advances “the human dignity of every single person” and will protect children’s families.

- Though it is not part of his legislative agenda, O’Malley also expressed his support this week for a law that would protect transgender people from discrimination.

- The highest court in Colombia will hear the case of gay American journalist Chandler Burr, who was blocked from returning to the U.S. with his legally adopted sons.

- A proposed bill in Utah would allow non-married couples, including same-sex couples, to adopt children.

- Clayton, Missouri, has become the third municipality in the “Show Me State” to create a domestic partner registry.

- The Arkansas Democrat Gazette has refused to announce the commitment ceremony of a gay couple.

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