The Morning Pride: June 4, 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.

– The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that a former same-sex partner had parental rights to a child they raised together.

– Colorado civil unions supporters held an “uncivil soiree” to regroup and prepare for 2013.

– The Minnesota State Democratic Convention opened with a call to oppose the marriage inequality amendment.

– The Conservative branch of American Judaism has officially endorsed allowing rabbis to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies.

– Over 300 straight Mormons marched in the Utah Gay Pride Parade this weekend.

Poland and Latvia hosted gay pride marches this weekend as well.

– Levels of homophobic bullying are very high in Scottish sports.

– The Facebook page for the conservative group One Million Moms has disappeared shortly after being overwhelmed with positive comments about the new Green Lantern being gay.


– Meanwhile, Target is officially blocking One Million Moms’ emails, and Macy’s has issued its own celebration of Pride Month.

– More than 150,000 attended “Gay Days” at Walt Disney World this weekend.

– Nike will be hosting a milestone LGBT sports summit.

– Jason Alexander wrote a thought-provoking apology for some gay-insensitive comments he made last week on The Late Late Show.

– More research supports the validity that there is such a thing as “gaydar” in human perception.

– Queen Latifah definitely did not come out at Long Beach Pride.