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Marriage Equality Round-Up - April 12th
Here's our daily round-up of the marriage equality / LGBT rights stories from all around the internet. If we missed anything, let us know. Enjoy!

POP CULTURE: Cartoon series The Powerpuff Girls has featured a plot in which a transgender horse is convinced to transition to a unicorn - but becomes a monster instead. full story


POP CULTURE: Though he's been featured as a supportive player in the recently rebooted Archie flagship comic title, Kevin will once again take center stage starring in his own comic book -- this time as a special digital series, Life With Kevin, debuting in June. full story

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UK: A UK charity that claims to help people manage "same-sex attraction" by abstaining from sex has insisted that it is not supporting "gay cure" therapy.
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USA: Hillary Clinton's newest campaign ad could be considered a counter-attack on the recent anti-LGBT legislation passed in North Carolina and Mississippi. full story


USA: John Kasich called for a little "more respect" and "more tolerance" rather than more legislation when asked a question during a campaign event Monday about protecting gay and transgender Americans. full story

USA, MISSOURI: Dave Simpson with Monsanto said the Missouri-based agrochemical company opposes a ballot measure that would protect businesses that discriminate, calling it 'bad for business'. full story

USA, MISSISSIPPI: The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association (MHRA) announced the launch of a new campaign, 'Everyone's Welcome Here', for the end of April. full story

USA, MISSISSIPPI: The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act will be introduced Tuesday in an effort to repeal the state's new anti LGBTIQA law. full story

USA, MISSISSIPPI: After Portland Mayor Charlie Hales announced he refuses to travel to Mississippi next month to commission the USS Portland over the state's anti-gay laws, the Navy has announced the commissioning will take place in Portland. full story

USA, MISSISSIPPI: On many Sundays, conservative Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant can be found in the sanctuary at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, almost always in his trademark suit and boots, often among those helping pass the offering plates. In the same sanctuary -- sometimes just a few wooden pews away -- are Jan Smith and Donna Phillips, a same-sex couple who are also active in the suburban Jackson church and have a 9-year-old daughter named Hannah. full story

USA, MISSISSIPPI/NORTH CAROLINA: A Cincinnati City Council committee paved the way for the city to ban travel to two states that passed laws seen as allowing discrimination. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Effective 12:30 a.m. on Monday, April 11, the adult film site began refusing service to anyone with a North Carolina IP address. Now, instead of porn, North Carolinians seeking to get their rocks off at XHampster are confronted with a link to a petition demanding the repeal of the state's controversial anti-LGBTQ HB2 law. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Supporters and opponents of House Bill 2 are expected to congregate Monday near North Carolina's Capitol. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: On Friday, the head of Los Angeles Metro announced that his employees are banned from attending the American Public Transportation Association's May convention in Charlotte. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Transgender North Carolinians are responding to the anti-LGBT law passed by state legislators in May, saying it villainizes them and addresses a "problem" that doesn't exist. full story


USA, NORTH CAROLINA: In response to North Carolina passing of HB2, Planting Peace has constructed a message to North Carolina legislators and the anti-LGBT movement. full story


USA, NORTH CAROLINA: North Carolina Rep. Bill Richardson was one of the 11 Democrats to vote for his state's anti-LGBT hate law. In an op-ed published today, Richardson says he is "haunted" by his vote and will now work for the law's repeal. full story

USA, SOUTH CAROLINA/TENNESSEE: The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has released a new video highlighting health care professionals who are speaking out against dangerous legislation targeting transgender students - including bills currently pending in Tennessee and South Carolina. full story

USA, TENNESSEE: One of the Tennessee Republicans behind proposed legislation mandating which restrooms trans students can use has been effectively separated from women by the state House speaker. full story

USA, TENNESSEE: ome of the biggest stars in the country music industry are uniting with pediatricians and child welfare advocates, civil rights organizations, the business community and supporters of equality to oppose legislation in Tennessee attacking transgender students in public schools and universities. full story

USA, TENNESSEE: Tennessee Attorney General Herbery Slattery III, a Republican, offered in an opinion Monday his views the measure could cost the state funding under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. full story

USA, TENNESSEE: Nashville's Mayor Megan Barry has released an official statement decrying Tennessee's recently passed anti-transgender bills; she explains that these laws could potentially cause her city to lose millions in revenue. full story 
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