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The Morning Pride: March 20, 2012

By Zack Ford

"The Morning Pride: March 20, 2012"

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

- It has been six months since the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell took effect.

- Who might be preventing the White House from signing an executive order to protect federal contractor employees from anti-LGBT discrimination?

- The Supreme Court refused to hear a case from Christian Greek organizations at San Diego State University claiming that they should be able to discriminate against gays and lesbians, allowing a Ninth Circuit ruling against them to stand.

- Duplicitous: the National Organization for Marriage only supports New Hampshire civil unions as a means to roll back marriage equality.

- The Democratic Party of California has reached out to oppose North Carolina’s discriminatory Amendment One.

- The group supporting Amendment One claims that “President Obama has no business inserting himself into the people’s business in North Carolina,” referring to the Obama campaign’s opposition to the measure.

- A Tennessee Senate Committee will consider a bill today that would repeal last year’s ban on LGBT non-discrimination protections.

- Nevada’s Lauren Scott could become the nation’s first transgender individual elected to a state legislator.

- Was an Arizona principal fired just for being gay?

- The parents of Tyler Clementi spoke out after last week’s verdict against Dharun Ravi.

- In The Life presents a new perspective on “It Gets Better” from the parents of transgender children:

‹ Ellen Returns To First Job, Helps Customers At JC Penney

New Hampshire Republican: Repealing Marriage Equality Transforms Gays Into ‘Second-Class Citizens’ ›

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