Next Thursday, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on gay members. Celebrities such as Tegan and Sara, Jersey Shore's Snooki and Sammi and GLAAD's Wilson Cruz tweeted out their support for equality in the Boy Scouts. Look out for more in the coming week leading up to the vote on Thursday.
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Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
Ellen DeGeneres was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by The Kennedy Center on Monday night. The show will be broadcast on PBS next Tuesday, October 30 at 8:00pm.
Late night television was filled with purple last Friday when several hosts and guests participated in Spirit Day.
Special thanks to Telemundo, Univision, CNN en Español, and Estrella TV for showcasing their support for Spirit Day through the hosts of their programs. Check out the photos!
TLC stars, including Honey Boo Boo and her family, wore their best purple today to take a stand against bullying and send a message of support to LGBT youth on #SpiritDay.
The cast and crew of the GLAAD Media Awards winning NBC daily drama Days of our Lives went purple on set today and took these pictures to show their support to LGBT youth and speak out against bullying.
The cast of hit teen drama Degrassi went above and beyond for the second year in a row to show off their best Spirit Day purple apparel and tweet support for LGBT youth.
The hosts of CBS’s The Talk donned their best purple duds for Spirit Day today, joining other CBS programs and stars in their support.