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President Obama announces opposition Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and scout leaders

August 8, 2012

As pressure grows for the Boy Scouts to end their ban on gay scouts and leaders, a spokesperson for President Obama announced that the President opposes the Boy Scouts of America's policy of discrimination, joining Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

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What to Watch: Wednesday, August 8

Tonight watch the Top Chef Masters contestants prepare a meal for fellow chefs; plus all new episodes of Big Brother and Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles.Read More

Travis Wall Talks with GLAAD about Having All the Right Moves

Oxygen's All the Right Moves follows dance company Shaping Sound formed by Travis Wall, Teddy Forance, Nick Lazzarini, and Kyle Robinson as they take the world of dance by storm. Travis took the time to talk with GLAAD and share his excitement about the show with GLAAD blog readers.

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Matthew Vines Explains Biblical Support for LGBT Equality

Matthew Vines, whose pro-LGBT speech at College Hill United Methodist Church went viral on YouTube earlier this year, is in New York for "Being Gay Is Not a Sin" Wednesday, August 8 at Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan. GLAAD spoke to Matthew about how he came to deliver his speech at College Hill UMC and the impact it’s had on his life since.Read More

What to Watch: Tuesday, August 7

Tonight catch all new episodes of The L.A. Complex, Pretty Little Liars, Beverly Hills Nannies and All The Right Moves.Read More

Video: London Olympics showcases photos of gay and lesbian athletes

As part of Pride House 2012 at the London Olympic Games, American artist Jeff Sheng presents Fearless, a photography series about openly gay athletes.Read More