The Morning Pride: October 5, 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.

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– Virginia’s Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to investigate Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio for using his position to support his anti-gay organization.

– A new study suggests that bisexual women in opposite-sex relationships and gay men are at a higher risk of intimate partner violence.

– What’s it like being gay in the South these days?

– A pro-gay Episcopal bishop who was an invited guest at the installation of San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was detained in a basement and not allowed to sit.

– Members of the LGBT community who tend to oppose marriage equality are generally opposed to most LGBT rights advances.

– The Approve Referendum 74 campaign in Washington is petitioning opponents not to let Rick Santorum campaign for them.

– A British ex-gay therapist has finally lost her fight to keep her professional credentials.

– Opponents of a new transgender non-discrimination bill in Canada are using the old canard of the “bathroom meme” to scare would-be supporters.

– A gay couple in China held a wedding parade that was “grander than the Chinese New Year.”

– Today’s editorial cartoon in the Dallas Voice showcases Tommy Thompson’s subtle campaign against Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) in the Wisconsin Senate race: