The Morning Pride: April 10, 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.

– Check out the Family Equality Council’s photo album of same-sex families participating in yesterday’s White House Easter Egg Roll.

– The CIA recently hosted the first-ever Intelligence Community LGBT Summit.

– North Carolina state House Rep. Rick Glazier (D) offers a stirring rebuke of Amendment One.

– Meanwhile, the discriminatory provision’s supporters continue to highlight one of the most vile anti-gay voices in the state.


– Among the confusing aftermath of last week’s election in Anchorage, in which LGBT protections failed, is the fact that there are six times as many questioned ballots as in any recent election.

– LGBT students continue to face many challenges when studying abroad.

– Among the panel helping select the next archbishop of Canterbury is an advocate of harmful ex-gay therapy.

– Anti-gay and anti-trans hate crimes continue to steam from a negative climate in Mexico.

– A new study finds high levels of homophobia in Australia’s Arab community.

– California 10-year-old Gerry Orz (“G”) has produced a series of anti-bullying videos based on his own experiences growing up with two moms in advance of next week’s Day of Silence: