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Morning pride – 12/2

Welcome to The Morning Pride, ThinkProgress LGBT ’s round-up of the latest in LGBT policy, politics, and some culture too! Here’s what we’re reading this morning, but let us know what you’re checking out as well. Follow us all day on Twitter at @ TPEquality . – Minnesota’s anti-marriage equality coalition has  pushing quite biased “polls”  using Google advertisements. – North Carolina now has an anti-gay coalition of its own called  Vote for Marriage NC . Meanwhile, advocates ponder  what to call  the state’s proposed marriage inequality constitutional amendment. – An upcoming  Air Force pinning ceremony  will include the promoted colonel’s same-sex partner. – The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments yesterday in the case of Vandy Beth Glenn, who was  fired from her position  as an aide in the Georgia legislature for her gender identity. – The  mother of an Indiana student  who committed suicide after enduring anti-gay bullying has sued Hamilton Southeastern Schools alleging negligence. – LGBT Latinos/as break their silence through “ An Honest Conversation .” – The National Organization for Marriage seems to be giving up actually making a case against marriage equality and instead dedicating all their resources to  playing the victim . – A Republican candidate for New Hampshire governor is also the  newest lobbyist for NOM . – Right Wing Watch highlights some of the ways the  religious right talk about AIDS . – The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is working to  address the healthcare disparities  faced by transgender patients. – The  February testimony  of 19-year-old Zach Wahls, who was raised by a lesbian couple, has gone massively viral again this week. Yesterday, he did an “ Ask Me Anything ” on Reddit. – The Australian state of  Queensland approved civil unions  this week. – The Church of Scotland has come out  against same-sex marriage . – Watch:  A new ad  against Russia’s proposed “gay propaganda” bans. – The American Samoa soccer team has been led to victory  by a transgender player . – Tonight’s episode of  Extreme Makeover: Home Edition  will focus on anti-bullying and the family of Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover, who committed suicide at age 11 after being bullied for being gay. – NBC’s  The Sing Off  censored  any mention of “LGBT” in relation to the work The Trevor Project does. – Watch: A short film about what it will be like for dads who  find out their sons are gay  before they’re even born. – Today’s editorial cartoon  from the Dallas Voice  highlights Newt Gingrich’s antiquated stances on LGBT issues:

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