The Morning Pride: January 24, 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.

Editor’s Note: For the rest of the week, I’ll be reporting live from Creating Change: The National Conference on LGBT Equality in Atlanta, Georgia. Make sure to follow #cc13 on Twitter to follow all the amazing workshops and watch the plenary sessions on livestream.

– In case you missed it, the Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee advanced civil unions Wednesday evening!

Watch video of the Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee passing marriage equality on Tuesday.

– The LGBT group Lambda Law Students Association at Boston Law School had their office vandalized over the weekend.

Facebook has apologized for censoring a picture of a same-sex couple kissing on the Gay Marriage USA page.

– A group of Chinese LGBT activists is participating in Creating Change this week to learn everything they can about the American LGBT movement.


– A Scottish Catholic charity has been informed that it will lose its charity status if it does not begin accepting adoption applications from same-sex couples.

– The United Kingdom has finally introduced its marriage equality equality legislation, with debate expected in Parliament on Tuesday.

– Employees at say, “It Gets Better”: