The Morning Pride: November 16, 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.

– The New York Times declares that the gay community’s support of President Obama was “decisive.”

– King County will open its Recorder’s Office in Seattle early on December 6 — just after midnight — to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

– The Family Research Council has four fundraising priorities; three of them are anti-gay.

– The trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have unanimously approved the development of a gender-neutral housing option.

– A hybrid online charter school in Arizona called Q High is helping create an inclusive environment for LGBT youth.

– The Gender Spectrum Lounge offers a new hub for families with trans and gender non-conforming children.

– Meet University of Arizona transgender student Michael Woodward.

– A British judge has ruled that a financial manager was unfairly demoted for posting anti-LGBT statements on his personal Facebook.

– Today’s editorial cartoon in the Dallas Voice gloats a little bit: