The Morning Pride: March 6, 2014


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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– Four same-sex couples have filed suit challenging Wyoming’s ban on same-sex marriage. Wyoming is one of four states that does not recognize same-sex marriages by law, but does not have a constitutional amendment enforcing that ban.

– A federal judge in Wisconsin is not going to block the state’s ban on same-sex marriage while a trial challenging it proceeds.

– LGBT activists rallied at the Utah Capitol Wednesday demanding nondiscrimination protections.

– Santa Fe, New Mexico has elected its first openly gay mayor, Javier Gonzales.

– The Dallas City Council voted 13-2 Wednesday to approve a resolution supporting LGBT equality, which authorizes the city manager’s office to take steps to improve the city’s support for the LGBT community.

– A judge in Lebanon has overturned the country’s law criminalizing gay sex.

– A lesbian woman in Uganda has been evicted from her home, which her landlord justified because of the country’s newly passed anti-homosexuality law.