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- A new poll shows that North Carolina’s Amendment One is still set to pass, but as the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent points out, it’s only because so many are still uninformed about the effects of the measure.
- Elon University’s student government has passed a resolution opposing Amendment One.
- GLAAD has expanded its Commentator Accountability Project to incorporate several of the anti-gay voices in North Carolina.
- The Colorado House Judiciary Committee will consider the civil unions legislation on Thursday.
- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is actually defending a proposed marriage equality amendment from a legal challenge, even though he opposes it.
- The Washington,DC City Council has given initial unanimous approval for an LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying bill.
- The Student Government Association at Western Kentucky University has passed a resolution supporting changes to better protect transgender and gender non-conforming students.
- A bullied gay teen in Iowa used a secret twitter account to support other students in his school.
- The U.S. All Star Federation has released new rules for competitive cheerleading that encourage males to “minimize exaggerated or theatrical movements.”