Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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Yesterday, the Boy Scouts of America proposed maintaining its ban on adult gay leaders, while dropping the ban on gay scouts. Several faith leaders quickly expressed their disappointment in the proposed policy change. All faith leaders continued to call for a fully inclusive scouting program that included qualified gay leaders, even while some expressed joy that gay scouts would no longer be removed.
A plan for comprehensive immigration reform legislation was introduced by senators today, and it does not include same-sex couples. GLAAD urges a final bill that protects all immigrants, including LGBT people.
As one of the country's most prominent anti-marriage activists is set to get married, Jeremy Hooper shares his congratulations, offers some words of advice, and includes a not-so-inspirational wedding day quote from Tony Perkins.
New Zealand passes marriage equality
Author Lesléa Newman is coming to New York City to read from her new novel-in-verse, "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard."
GLAAD has joined with fellow LGBT advocacy organizations to endorse a set of principles in support of fair and humane immigration reform. Many organizations are expected to sign on.
If you stay up late enough Tuesday night, you can watch New Zealand become the 13th country to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.
Nicholas Coppola, the Catholic man stripped of all volunteer duties after he married his husband, has launched a Change.org petition, inviting Cardinal Timothy Dolan to dinner and conversation about the relationship between the Roman Catholic hierarchy and LGBT people.
The Texas Senate on Tuesday passed SB 1218, which would prohibit anyone from obtaining a marriage license with a document that lacks a photo, including an affidavit of sex change.
A Saint Pius senior was born a girl, but refuses to go graduate in a girl's gown. The Catholic school says too bad.
A gay South Korean film director is set to symbolically marry his long-term partner, saying he aims to pry open the closet in this conservative Asian country where homosexuality is still taboo and gays have been subjected to hate crimes.
Even the most romantic dreamer couldn't imagine a more fairy tale setting to get married...But when the couple went to find a baker for their wedding cake, they were turned away because they are lesbians.
Minnesota officially became the 12th U.S. state to approve same-sex marriage May 14 when Gov. Mark Dayton appeared before a jubilant crowd to sign a marriage equality bill into law.
Brazilian notary publics must register same-sex civil unions as marriages if the couple requests it, the country's National Council of Justice said Tuesday.
Nevada lawmakers are making a strong statement that crimes motivated by hatred of someone being a transgender person will not be tolerated in the Silver State.
It's hard to imagine a therapist telling anyone other than a transsexual that they are obligated to live an inauthen