The Morning Pride: June 29, 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.

– NerdWallet has launched a new tool to help LGBT couples untangle their financial, legal, and tax complications.

– Just like straight couples, gay couples with kids have less time and energy to have sex.

– Watch the “hundreds” (tens?) of Dump General Mills protesters debate whether Lucky the Leprechaun is gay.


– Advocates for the marriage equality initiative in Maine have raised over $1 million and had face-to-face or phone conversations with over 100,000 people.

– A gay U.S. foreign service officer spoke at the Chilean LGBT rights march.

Cuban activists held a kiss-in on Thursday, demanding LGBT equality from the government.

– The founder of the International Day Against Homophobia has launched a hunger strike until the French president introduces a United Nations resolution to decriminalize homosexuality, as promised.

– In Australia, 40 percent of gay couples identify as Christian.

– Six in ten Scottish LGBT people have witnessed homophobia in sports.

– What’s it like growing up with a transgender parent?

– Washington United for Marriage has released a series of new videos about why marriage matters for same-sex couples: