The Morning Pride: June 17, 2013

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"The Morning Pride: June 17, 2013"

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.

– Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) has become the 51st co-sponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, but here are five Democratic Senators that still haven’t sponsored it.

– LGBT advocates in Arizona are going to attempt to overturn the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in 2014.

POLL: Nearly three quarters (71 percent) of North Carolinians believe there should be a ban on anti-gay employment discrimination, including 58 percent of Republicans.

– A federal judge has ruled that a Georgia hospital did not violate an employee’s constitutional rights when it disciplined her for criticizing her coworker’s homosexuality.

– A Kentucky judge must weigh whether a woman should be forced to testify against her wife in a murder trial since their union is not recognized.

– President Obama has named three more gay ambassadors.

– Robert Mugabe has promised that if he’s re-elected president of Zimbabwe, there will be “hell for gays.”

– What is asexuality?

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