The Morning Pride: February 15, 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.

– Equality activists in Hawaii are still optimistic that the marriage equality bill might be considered in 2014.

– The Southern Poverty Law Center is demanding that Scott County Central School District in Sikeston, Missouri end its policy of only allowing opposite-sex dates to the prom.

– Though gays and atheists are completely ineligible to be Boy Scouts of America leaders, convicted criminals will still be considered.


– Leading psychotherapist and neuropsychologist Dr. Allan Schore is the latest scientist to claim that the ex-gay group NARTH is distorting his research to support its claims.

– The Los Angeles City Council has delayed voting to suspend its sister-city relationship with St. Petersburg, Russia over its anti-gay policies.

– A new study shows people in London are not so uncomfortable engaging in sexual relations with the same sex.

– Is this what Orson Scott Card’s Superman comic plot line will look like?