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Boy Scouts Receive 1.4 Million Signatures Urging End to Discrimination

February 4, 2013
After initially being rebuffed by security, ousted Boy Scout mom Jennifer Tyrrell, gay Eagle Scout Will Oliver, gay former Scoutmaster Greg Bourke, and Eric Andresen, father of a gay Scout denied his Eagle Award, were able to deliver the more than 1.4 million signatures gathered on behalf of ending the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and leaders.Read More

PHOTOS: Gay scouts and leaders deliver 1.4 million signatures calling for an end to the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy

On Monday, gay Boy Scouts and leaders delivered 1.4 million signatures to the headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America urging the organization to end its anti-gay policy.Read More

 
February 4, 2013

Presbyterian clergy call for end to ban on gay scouts

Clergy from the Presbyterian Church (USA) are joining the United Church of Christ and United Methodist Church in calling on the Boy Scouts of America to end their ban on gay scouts and leaders.

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United Methodist Church Leaders Call on the Boy Scouts to Drop the Ban on Gay Scouts

Leaders of two United Methodist agencies — United Methodist Men and United Methodist Board of Church and Society — have joined the chorus of people and organizations calling for the Boy Scouts to drop its ban on gay scouts and leaders.

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February 4, 2013

Jennifer Tyrrell and Other Gay Scouts and Leaders Delivering 1.4 Million Signatures to Boy Scout HQ

On Monday, at 11:00 Central, Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Dallas will get a visit from ousted Boy Scout mom Jennifer Tyrrell, gay Eagle Scout Will Oliver, gay former Scoutmaster Greg Bourke, and Eric Andresen, father of a gay Scout denied his Eagle Award - and they'll be bringing with them the voices of more than a million Americans who want the BSA to end its ban on gay scouts and volunteers.Read More

What to Watch Monday 2/4: 'The Carrie Diaries' Walt Meets a New Man

Tonight catch all new episodes of The Carrie Diaries, The Biggest Loser and RuPaul's Drag Race!Read More