Posts by Brendan Davis, Senior Manager of Digital Communications

Obama opposes Boy Scouts' anti-gay policies and another Eagle Scout returns his medal

Following the announcement that President Obama opposes discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America, Aaron Becker penned a piece penned a piece for the Daily Beast explaining why he is returning his Eagle Scout medal.

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GLAAD and Atlanta family call on Chick-fil-A President to meet for dinner

Following outrage over Chick-fil-A’s multi-million dollar contributions to anti-LGBT hate groups, GLAAD has joined a Change.org petition started this morning by a gay Atlanta mom and her family, calling on Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy to meet with them.Read More

Steve Martin, Lisa Vanderpump and other celebrities speak out about Chick-fil-A

Celebrities have taken to Twitter in response to the anti-LGBT stance of fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A and its COO Dan Cathy. Read More

GLAAD and HRC Presidents: Boy Scouts on wrong side of history

GLAAD President Herndon Graddick joined Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin last week and wrote an op-ed for the Dallas Morning News criticizing the Boy Scouts of America for maintaining its ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

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While Boy Scouts maintain ban, other organizations embrace diversity

The Boy Scouts of America last week announced its decision to maintain a ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders, thus putting itself at odds with other scouting organizations that embrace LGBT people.

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Washington Republican gubernatorial candidate speaks out against Boy Scouts' anti-gay policies

A spokesperson for Washington Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna said this week that the candidate, who is the state attorney general and an Eagle Scout, disagrees with the Boy Scouts' recent decision to maintan its ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

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After Boy Scouts maintain ban, Zach Wahls and other Eagle Scouts keep the pressure on

Following a secret committee's vote to keep the Boy Scouts' anti-gay ban, Eagle Scout Zach Wahls has launched a petition urging the Boy Scouts to allow its board members to vote to end the ban.

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Frank Ocean gets more high profile support, performs on Jimmy Fallon

Singer Frank Ocean, who last week bravely shared details of his first love, made his television debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Monday. Read More
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