On Monday, March 4, National Geographic Channel premieres its new reality series, Are You Tougher than a Boy Scout, in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), despite the fact that the BSA bans and ejects gay acouts and leaders.
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A Vietnamese LGBT organization may potentially be blocked from the Tet Parade, Orange County's annual Lunar New Year celebration, scheduled in February.
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Big News! Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen announced that she will withdraw as headliner of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, following a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, whose Change.org petition calling on the 'Call Me Maybe' star to denounce the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and scout leaders has amassed over 62,000 signatures.
Greg Bourke, father of two kids with his partner of over 30 years, was recently ousted as Assistant Scoutmaster of his son's Boy Scouts troop because he's gay. Now, Greg is calling on United Way to denounce the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and leaders.
There is no link between gay people and the sexual abuse of minors
Dear concerned parents and educators,
Our nation’s leaders and experts have rightly decided over the last several decades that our children are not at greater risk when openly gay people are placed in positions of authority over youth. Openly gay people are our children’s trusted teachers, coaches, nurses, caregivers, chaperones, babysitters, clergy, and counselors.
It is important that parents and educators understand that sexual abuse is about power, not attraction.