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NJ school drops Boy Scouts charter over 'egregious' anti-gay ban

A conservative Jewish day school in West Orange, New Jersey has announced that it will not renew its Boy Scout charter for 2013 because of the national Scouting organization’s policy banning gay and lesbian scouts and scout leaders, New Jersey Jewish News reports.Read More

#GLAADCAP: Anti-LGBT Activist Compares Marriage Equality to the Holocaust

Pastor Brad Brandon's comparison of marriage equality supporters to Nazis has earned him a place on GLAAD’s Commentator Accountability Project.Read More


October 24, 2012

AFI FEST 2012 To Screen LGBT-Inclusive Films 'Everybody's Got Somebody…Not Me' and 'Laurence Anyways'

The American Film Institute’s AFI FEST 2012 is returning this year to Grauman's Chinese Theater, the Chinese 6 Theaters, and the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles, Calif. from November 1 to 8 and will offer screenings of some of the fall’s most anticipated films.

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October 24, 2012

Gay Boy Scout Delivers 400,000 Petitions and Speaks Out on Anderson Cooper 360

Ryan Andresen was removed from the Boy Scouts due to his sexual orientation. The Mr. Diablo-Silverado Boy Scout Council stands by their policy of removing gay, Boy Scouts. Ryan's mother, Karen Andresen started the petition which now has over 400,00 signatures.

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