The Morning Pride: September 18, 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.

– Here are 11 firsts since the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

– One marine explains how a military experience without DADT would have been quite different.

– Critics are describing a University of Minnesota-Duluth photography exhibit about one man’s gender transition as a possibly offensive waste of money.

– Dan Savage and his husband Terry Miller received the Governors Award at the Creative Arts Emmys for launching the “It Gets Better” project.

– Argentina’s top archbishop literally ran away from an interviewer who had questions about the Catholic Church’s positions on same-sex marriage.

– A British gay couple are suing a bed & breakfast that turned them away when they asked for a room with a double bed.

– Nigeria has sentenced a man to three months in jail for having sex with another man.

– Daniel Radcliffe held a live chat with The Trevor Project in support of National Suicide Prevention Month.

– Watch Australian Labor Senator Louise Pratt’s impassioned floor speech about marriage equality and its personal impact on her life: