"The Morning Pride: August 23, 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.
– Floyd Lee Corkins II was indicted yesterday on charges related to the shooting last week at the Family Research Council.
– A poll of LGBT voters finds that the economy, unemployment, and jobs are their primary concerns for this year’s election.
– Illinois Congressional candidate Brad Schneider (D) is campaigning on passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
– Meet the country’s six out bisexual elected state officials.
– Arizona’s bi congressional candidate is accusing her opponents of homophobic tactics.
– An AlterNet contributor describes how her church tried to make her hate gay people.
– The American Baptist East church in Indiana decided this weekend it would no longer be accepting of homosexuality.
– A poll shows that 75 percent of British people will not let a political party’s support of marriage equality sway their vote.
– A conservative minister in South Africa is blaming violence in the Marikana platinum mine on feminists, homosexuals, and abortion.
– Meet the Lawsons, a Maine couple that supports marriage equality for their gay son: