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Mitt Romney Stands by 1994 Statement Supporting the End to the Boy Scouts' Ban on Gay Americans

August 4, 2012
GLAAD was first to release video footage from 1994 of Presidential candidate Mitt Romney saying: "I support the right of the Boy Scouts of America to decide what it wants to do on that issue. I feel that all people should be able to participate in the Boy Scouts regardless of their sexual orientation." According to an Associated Press article that ran today, Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul confirmed that “this remains Romney’s position today.”Read More

August 3, 2012

The GLAAD Wrap: Celeste and Jesse, Mosquita y Mari Open Plus Some Promising TV in the Works

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

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President Obama Nominates Out Lesbian Chinese American to Federal Bench

President Obama has nominated out lesbian civil-rights prosecutor Pamela Ki Mai Chen for a judicial seat on the U.S, District Court of the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn.

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PHOTOS of Georgia Chick-Fil-A Protest; Dinner Invite Still Stands

Marci Alt, a mom in Georgia, has invited Chick-fil-A COO Dan Cathy to have dinner and a dialogue with her, her wife, and their two children. Friday she took her invitation to the Chick-Fil-A in Decatur, GA

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What to Watch: This Weekend, August 3-5

This weekend catch all new episodes of Say Yes to the Dress, Lost Girl, Randy to the Rescue, Big Brother, True Blood, Army Wives, Episodes and Political Animals.Read More

August 2, 2012

LGBT Gamer Convention Launches Facebook Kickoff Event Tonight

GaymerCon is looking to become the first even convention dedicated to LGBT “geek culture,” and is launching its kickoff event and fundraising campaign tonight on Facebook. At 6pm PST, Gaymercon will host a virtual social world meet up through the Shaker app.Read More