The Morning Pride: April 11, 2012

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"The Morning Pride: April 11, 2012"

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.

- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has promised an investigation into allegations of anti-gay discrimination by the Library of Congress.

- The National Organization for Marriage’s Facebook, Twitter, and blog have apparently been hacked, offering apologies for the race-baiting tactics and a commitment to “turn things around for the better.” The blog is now “down for maintenance.”

- On Saturday, April 21, join others in thanking Starbucks for supporting marriage equality.

- Another black religious leader has come to NOM’s defense, but as Alvin McEwen points out, Bishop McKinney avoids addressing the race-baiting scandal head on.

- Phoenix, AZ has opened its first LGBT high school.

- It seems that British same-sex couples are much less likely to divorce than their opposite-sex couple peers.

- Australian churches are fighting for the right to continue discriminating against LGBT employees.

- Justin Bieber has lent his song “Born to be Somebody” to the documentary Bully.

- Athletes and coaches from New York University say, “It Gets Better”:

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