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The Morning Pride: May 29, 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.

- Salon.com declares the gay movement’s success as “unprecedented.”

- Two men have been arrested after allegedly beating a gay man at a graduation party in Duluth, Minnesota. Over 100 people gathered for an anti-hate rally in his support yesterday.

- The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance, based in Washington, DC, has issued a “Manifesto Against Religious Bullies.”

- Those challenging Washington state’s new marriage equality law might have enough signatures to qualify for the ballot, but they were well behind their stated goals.

- The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge by anti-gay activists to a proposed marriage equality constitutional amendment.

- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) lashed out at the Maine Education Association on Friday for supporting marriage equality.

- A Minnesota pastor may lose his church because most of his congregation left after he spoke in favor of marriage equality.

- The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and Anglican Church in North America have joined forces against LGBT rights.

- Canada has passed a law requiring all schools, including Catholic schools, to allow students to form gay-straight alliances.

- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) thinks same-sex marriage is a “distraction.”

- The President of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia has condemned the anti-gay “Personal Lifestyle Statement” required of staff at Shorter University.

- Actress Cynthia Nixon has married her partner Christine Marinoni.

- Laura Jane Grace, lead singer of Against Me!, made her first concert appearance since coming out as trans.

- DC Comics has announced that Alan Scott, the old-and-soon-to-be-new-again Green Lantern, will be gay in the comic reboot.

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