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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- A gay couple in a small Texas townTexas whose home was targeted with anti-gay graffiti say that they became even more alienated from their community after getting media attention. Blogs have since helped raise $2690 in donations to help get them out of harm’s way and move to another town with a thriving gay community.
- The Liberty Counsel is trying to construct another “victim” story out of a Christian couple in New York who believe its their “religious liberty” to refuse business to a same-sex couple.
- The Supreme Court plans to conference on November 20 on whether to hear California’s Proposition 8 challenges or any of the challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act. AFER has released a new infographic to help those unfamiliar with the Prop 8 case get caught up.
- The Italian island of Sicily has elected its first openly gay governor.
- Check out a timeline of milestones in LGBT parenting history.