Morning Links: Gay Marriage Foes And Transgender Inmates

-- Same-sex marriage opponents look to be in dire financial straits, according to a Reuters report. According to the article,, the advocacy group defending Proposition 8, showed a $2 million deficit in its legal fund at the end of 2011 - the third consecutive year that expenses exceeded donations. From Reuters:

"Unless the pace of donations starts to pick up right away, we could soon be forced over a financial cliff," said in an email to donors earlier this month.

-- The Westboro Baptists are the latest group to file a brief to the Supreme Court on Prop 8. Why? Because "same-sex marriage will destroy this nation." Read the full brief here.

-- A transgender inmate in Virginia is the latest to win a court victory, after the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled she was entitled to a hearing over whether the Virginia Department of Corrections violated her constitutional rights by not allowing her access to an evaluation for surgery.