The Morning Pride: April 7, 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.

– On the resignation of CEO Brendan Eich, the New York Times notes that Mozilla is “not your typical Silicon Valley company,” with the New Yorker adding that much of the pressure came from within the company’s volunteer developer community.

– A Missouri judge has not immediately ruled to block the state from processing married same-sex couples’ joint tax filings.

– The Mormon Church still opposes marriage equality.

– Will the lawyers defending Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage be violating their obligation to be truthful?

– Richard Anderson, CEO of Delta Airlines, has chastised Georgia’s lawmakers for attempting to advance anti-LGBT “religious freedom” legislation.


– Annise Parker, the openly lesbian mayor of Houston, Texas, has hedged on including LGBT protections in a proposed Human Rights Ordinance for the city.

– A former employee of the America’s Cup is suing the yacht race for anti-gay discrimination and wrongful termination.

– Outlets are reporting that a gay teen in Uganda committed suicide allegedly in response to the country’s stringent new anti-homosexuality law.

– Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie, has come out as bi.

– How one mom proudly announced on Facebook that her child is transgender.