The Mt. Diablo Silverado Council of the Boy Scouts of America is urging the organization to adopt a non-discrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation after first rejecting a gay Scout's Eagle award application in 2012. The Council becomes the first in the nation to publicly urge the BSA to end its ban on gay members.
NFL players Chris Kluwe of the Minnesota Vikings and Brendon Ayanbadejo of the Baltimore Ravens are opponents on the field but came together for equality at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on March 16.
Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell has been fighting to get the Boy Scouts of America to revoke its ban on LGBT members since she was kicked out as the leader of her son's pack. She spoke at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on Saturday to remind everyone that the fight is not over.