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.
– The Southern Poverty Law Center is suing the hate group Public Advocate of the United States and its president, Eugene Delgaudio, for stealing a gay couple’s wedding photo to use in an anti-gay flier.
– Minnesota Catholics are being asked to donate money for television ads supporting the marriage inequality amendment.
– General Mills is standing by its opposition to the amendment.
– Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) is using the National Organization for Marriage’s email list to send out “confidential” fundraising pleas.
– New York Sen. Roy McDonald (R), who supported marriage equality, has lost his primary.
– Conservative Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson agrees with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad about homosexuality.
– One Ohio teen is making a big difference fighting anti-gay bullying in her school.
– Gay men in central Asia are marrying women to hide their sexuality.
– A Canadian minister’s email targeting LGBT constituents has raised new privacy concerns about the information the government collects.
– Adam Lambert performed in Washington, DC last night to raise money for Marylanders for Marriage Equality.
– Chick-fil-A wanted Twitter followers to share some of their favorite #CFAMoments, but got some responses they maybe weren’t expecting.