Posts by Megan Townsend, GLAAD's Senior Strategist, Entertainment Media


Boy Scouts Greater New York Council, US Secretary of Education support gay youth in #BoyScouts; push for full inclusion

Today, the Boy Scouts of America's Greater New York Councils and US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan released statements supporting the move to allow gay youth to participate in the Boy Scouts and continue onward for full inclusion of gay parents and leaders.

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What to Watch Weekend 5/24-26: Smash series finale; Behind the Candelabra premiere

This weekend catch the Smash series finale, the premiere of the Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra and all new episodes of Orphan Black and Nurse Jackie.Read More

Celebs celebrate #BoyScouts victory on Twitter, continue to call for full inclusion of gay parents and leaders

The Boy Scouts of America made history today by approving a resolution that will allow gay youth to participate. The Boy Scouts' ban on gay adults will remain intact. Many celebrities have taken to Twitter to share their excitement over this victory and continue to call for full inclusion of gay parents and leaders.Read More

George Takei voices support for equality in #BoyScouts: It's okay to be Takei in scouting

This morning TV icon and former Boy Scout, George Takei, changed his Facebook profile picture to include the Equality in Scouting badge and say "It's okay to be Takei in scouting." He also posted a longer message to his Facebook page calling on the BSA to "do the right thing." Today in Dallas, Texas, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts of America will vote on a resolution to end the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay teenagers. Read More


LGBT actors, characters and inclusive series honored with Critics' Choice Television Awards nominations

Nominations for the 3rd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards were announced this morning and several out actors, characters and LGBT-inclusive series were honored. The award recipients will be announced on June 10 at a ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel hosted by Retta (Parks and Recreation).

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What to Watch Wednesday 5/22: Season finales of Modern Family, Chicago Fire, Off Pitch

Tonight catch the season finales of Chicago Fire and Modern Family, plus the back-to-back season finale of Off Pitch.

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