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Pushing Boy Scouts Toward Inclusiveness

June 7, 2012
Jennifer Tyrrell was kicked out of her son’s Boy Scout troop under the BSA's blanket ban on gay people being affiliated with the organization, either as scouts or leaders. Yesterday, the BSA announced that it would be "considering" a resolution at next year's annual business meeting that would reverse this ban.Read More

Video: Pop music sensation fun. at the #glaadawards in SF

Jack Antonoff, Andrew Dost and Nate Ruess from the indie-pop band fun., joined GLAAD at the GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco on Saturday, June 2. This spring, fun.'s hit single, "We Are Young," spent six consecutive weeks in the number one spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

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What to Watch: Thursday, June 7

Tonight catch the documentaries No Look Pass, Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston and Orchids: My Intersex Adventure all back to back on Showtime.Read More

June 6, 2012

Boy Scouts of America Officials Propose Allowing Local Troops to Accept Gay Youth and Leaders after Eagle Scout Delivers 275,000 Petitions at National Annual Meeting

Sources have confirmed that Boy Scout officials have proposed a new policy -- which could be voted on as early as 2013 -- that would allow local chartering organizations to decide whether or not to accept gay youth and leaders.

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Orgullo LGBT en la Ciudad de México: ¿Fiesta o Política?

Cada año crece el festival de orgullo LGBT en la ciudad de México, y la pregunta que surge con frecuencia es si ¿debe centrarse el orgullo LGBT en la fiesta o en la política?

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LGBT Pride in Mexico City: Party or Politics?

Mexico City's LGBT pride festival has been growing every year, and a question that often arises is: should LGBT pride focus on partying or politics?

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