USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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Friday night in New York's Greenwich Village, police say a gunman, who is in custody but has yet to be identified, followed a gay man, taunting him with anti-gay slurs and homophobic language, before tragically shooting him in the head.
To give an accurate representation of where people of faith stand on marriage equality, let's look at some of the major denominations that support scouts for a quick recap. GLAAD has created a handy graphic that shows which denominations support inclusive scouting for all.
LGBT New Yorkers held a 'Take Back the Night' rally in response to a string of anti-LGBT attacks that have occurred in the last two weeks. The rally, organized by Queer Rising, brought together a diverse range of LGBT and allied people to advocate for LGBT safety.
The National Catholic Committee on Scouting released a non-committal statement about the new proposed policy of dropping the ban on gay scouts, but retaining it for gay scout leaders.
State Senator Donna Campbell's bill states that no marriage license can be obtained with a document that lacks a photo - which includes many legal documents indicating that one is transgender. This bill seems intended to stop transgender people from marrying their opposite-sex partners.
Many places of worship have a coffee hour, or fellowship, or just people hanging out after the services to chat with one another. This is your time to share your belief that the Scouts should be open to all.
A transgender girl in Rhode Island has inspired her family to create TransFamily New England, a free and confidential group for family members of transgender, gender variant, or intersex people.
Hong Kong has just granted a transgender woman permission to marry her partner. Although the country still does not permit same-sex marriage, this is a major mile stone in transgender equality. As reported by USA Today, "The surprise decision only covers the right of a transgender person who was born male to marry a man, and for one who was born female to marry a woman."
A transgender student at St. Pius High School has received international support in his battle to wear boy’s gown at his graduation.
Greenwich Village, the birthplace of the U.S. gay rights movement, remained in shock on Sunday over the shooting death of a gay man by a gunman who police said uttered anti-gay slurs before targeting the victim.
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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.
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.