The Morning Pride: March 11, 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.

– According to a new Pew Research Center poll, 61 percent of Republicans under the age of 30 support marriage equality.

– A same-sex couple that married in Iowa is asking Alabama to grant them a divorce.

– The United Methodist Church will not pursue a case against a retired minister who officiated his gay son’s wedding — and may not consider such trials in the future.


– The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office in northern Idaho has abandoned its sponsorship for a local Boy Scout troop because the organization is now open to gay Scouts.

– The telecom company Orange has withdrawn its advertising from the Ugandan tabloid Red Pepper, which “exposed” the country’s “200 top homos” in the days after the anti-homosexuality bill was signed into law.

– A Jamaican judge has ruled that LGBT youth who have been kicked out of their homes can not be evicted from the sewers where they have sought shelter.

– The Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference has implemented a progressive new policy inviting the participation of all transgender riders.

– Honey Maid is inviting “wholesome” families of all varieties to enjoy their graham crackers: