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The Morning Pride: February 20, 2013

By Zack Ford

"The Morning Pride: February 20, 2013"

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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.

- What really transpired in the process of repealing “Don’t Ask, “Don’t Tell”?

- A proposed California bill (SB 323) would cut the state’s tax exemption for youth groups, like the Boy Scouts of America, that discriminate based on sexual orientation.

- Delaware’s labor unions have endorsed marriage equality in the state.

- A proposed bill in the District of Columbia would allow transgender residents to obtain new birth certificates that reflect their correct gender and chosen name.

- A Florida domestic partnership bill has stalled in committee.

- A Unitarian Universalist pastor in New Mexico is refusing to sign marriage licenses for any couples until she can sign them for same-sex couples.

- A gay man working at a job center in the United Kingdom was told he would have to disclose his HIV status to any staff member he encountered.

- The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against Austria’s law preventing same-sex couples from adopting children together.

- Germany’s Constitutional Court has ordered the government to expand its adoption rights for same-sex couples, but the change doesn’t go very far.

- Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” bill is now at the top of the Parliament’s agenda.

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