The Morning Pride: April 22, 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.

– Georgia is getting its first marriage equality suit.

– Angela McCaskill, the Gallaudet University diversity official who was temporarily suspended after signing the petition challenging Maryland’s marriage equality law (Proposition 6), has had her discrimination case dismissed by a federal judge.

– The National Organization for Marriage is seeking to intervene in Oregon’s marriage equality case, where no group is defending the state’s ban.


– Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead (R) reiterated his opposition to same-sex marriage, but believes married same-sex couples from other states should have access to the state’s courts.

– A new study shows that childhood victims of bullying still face mental health consequences decades later.

– Students at Smith College, a women’s college, are protesting the school’s discrimination against transgender applicants.

– A KFC restaurant in the UK has apologized for kicking out a lesbian couple for “heavy petting.”

– The Indian Supreme Court will reconsider its ruling upholding the country’s colonial-era ban on “sodomy.”

– Brunei has delayed implementing its law punishing gay sex with death by stoning.

– The WWE joined the NOH8 campaign, showing its support for “marriage, gender, and human equality.”