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May 10, 2012

Celebs Tweet Support for Ousted Boy Scout Mom Jennifer Tyrrell

As Mother’s Day approaches this weekend, celebrities like Julianne Moore, Fran Drescher, Jane Leeves, and Sean Maher have joined GLAAD and countless others in showing their support for ousted Boy Scout mom Jennifer Tyrrell, and asking the Boy Scouts of America to end their ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.
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Gay on TV: It’s All in the Family

At a time when gay rights are re-emerging as an election year issue — in part because of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s stated support for gay marriage on Sunday — activists and academics say that depictions of gay characters on television play a big role in making viewers more comfortable with their gay, lesbian and transgender neighbors.

The New York Times
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May 9, 2012

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