"The Morning Pride: September 27, 2012"
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– The school year has just begun, but many teen suicides have already been reported, including four in one Pennsylvania county alone. Student concerns that the suicides are related to bullying have been disregarded as “hearsay.”
– In addition to being sued, Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio, who heads the anti-gay Public Advocate of the United States, is also being investigated for violating campaign fundraising policies.
– Austin, Texas may become the first Texas city to endorse marriage equality.
– The University of Virginia’s Student Council unanimously approved a resolution condemning the insertion of a “not gay” chant into the “Good Ol’ Song” (heard at 0:25) commonly sung at athletic events.
– MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry points out that voter suppression efforts continue to impact transgender Americans, who may not look like how their photo IDs identify them.
– A UK doctor who urged her med students to act “less gay” is defending her approach to professional development.
– Fierce opposition suggests marriage equality may not pass in the Australian state of Tasmania.
– Actress Katey Sagal is HRC’s latest American for Marriage Equality: