Posts by Brendan Davis, Senior Manager of Digital Communications

VIDEO: GLAAD President Herndon Graddick quoted in CNN piece on new Pope

CNN's Erin Burnett tonight quoted GLAAD President Herndon Graddick in a piece about the election of Pope Francis.Read More

GLAAD's President Herndon Graddick on Election of New Pope

GLAAD's President Herndon Graddick responded to the news of the election of Pope Francis and said, "For decades the Catholic hierarchy has been in need of desperate reform. In his life, Jesus condemned gays zero times.

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Nat Geo asks #AreYouTougher as messages of equality scare them from #ToughScout hashtag

National Geographic Channel has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to produce a show called "Are You Tougher Than A Boy Scout," despite the BSA's policy that bans gay scouts and leaders. Read More

Emerson College fraternity raises money for trans brother

The brothers of Emerson’s Alpha Chapter of Phi Alpha Tau are helping out one of their own in a big way: by raising money for his surgery.

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Guest Post: Where Are We Now?

Janice Langbehn discusses her trip to Washington, D.C., for the Inauguration.

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Boy Scouts of America does not end ban on gay Scouts and leaders; pressure on BSA grows

After more than a week of reports that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) might consider lifting their national ban on gay Scouts and leaders, the organization’s Board of Directors decided in a closed door meeting today to form a task force to study the issue, and will in the interim keep their discriminatory policy on the books -- preventing openly gay Scouts and Scout leaders from serving openly in the organization. Read More

U.S. Senators to Boy Scouts: "adopt inclusive membership and leadership policies"

Sens. Sherrod Brown and Jeff Merkley, both of whom are Eagle Scouts, sent a letter to the Boy Scouts of America urging the organization to "to adopt inclusive membership and leadership policies that will allow for all Americans to participate in the Boy Scouts."

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PHOTOS: Gay scouts and leaders deliver 1.4 million signatures calling for an end to the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy

On Monday, gay Boy Scouts and leaders delivered 1.4 million signatures to the headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America urging the organization to end its anti-gay policy.Read More
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