Posts by Aaron McQuade

CNN's Carol Costello declares she is "proud, card-carrying member" of so-called "gay gestapo"

October 22, 2012
Last week, CNN's Carol Costello hosted a segment about the anti-gay American Family Association's protest of Southern Poverty Law Center's "Mix it up at lunch day" - because of AFA's bizarre claim that encouraging kids to make new friends promotes some kind of "gay agenda."Read More

October 18, 2012

NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS, NFL, NHL, NASCAR Diversity to all support #SpiritDay

In an unprecedented show of support, the six most prominent American major sports leagues will all ‘go purple’ with GLAAD for Spirit Day on Friday, October 19, in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.Read More

October 16, 2012

Ann Coulter thinks family rejection of LGBT youth is a joke - Join #SpiritDay to speak out

Conservative political commentator Ann Coulter decided last night to make a joke about family rejection of LGBT youth. If you disagree with Coulter and want to stand with the millions who support and embrace LGBT young people then join us for Spirit Day on October 19 and go purple today on Facebook and Twitter.Read More

October 11, 2012

Unprecedented Pressure on Boy Scouts to Lift Gay Ban Continues Growing; Jennifer Tyrrell, Eagle Scout Ryan speak out as Massachusetts pack denounces policy

Today, Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, who was kicked out of her son's Boy Scout troop for being gay in April of this year, called on Americans to support those Boy Scout troops who have stated that they welcome all Scouts and families, despite the discriminatory stance of the Boy Scouts of America.Read More

October 11, 2012

Read Ohio Boy Scout Mom Jennifer Tyrrell's Letter to Local Scout Council

Ohio River Valley Council
Boy Scouts of America
Attn: Paul Tucker, President
Dear Mr. Tucker:

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October 5, 2012

GLAAD Congratulates ABC's Sam Champion on his engagement

In a New York Times story about MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts' wedding with husband Patrick Abner, ABC News weather editor and Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion announced his own engagement to photographer Rubem Robierb

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October 4, 2012

World Class Puerto Rican Boxer Orlando Cruz Comes Out

31 year-old featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz, who represented Puerto Rico at the 2000 Olympic Games and is currently ranked 4th in the world, has come out as gay.

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October 2, 2012

Join Zach Wahls in Telling UPS to Stop Funding Anti-Gay Boy Scouts

Eagle Scout, author and LGBT ally Zach Wahls has launched a petition on calling for UPS to stop funding the Boy Scouts of America in light of the organization’s anti-gay policy.

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