Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen, who withdrew as headliner of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree following a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, today spoke with MTV News about her decision to drop out of the concert. Bill Gates recounts his time as a Boy Scout but urges the organization to end it's anti-gay ban "because it's 2013."
MTV stars Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley will appear and recording artist Jake Shears will perform at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 16, presented nationally by Ketel One Vodka and Wells Fargo, GLAAD announced today.
Earlier this week Broadway and television star Kristin Chenoweth, a long-time ally of the LGBT community, reinforced her strong belief that being a Christian and being a supporter of LGBT equality are not incompatible.
Train have made a public statement against the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on scouts from the LGBQT community by refusing to perform at the Boy Scout Jamboree unless the band is lifted, according to Queerty.
GLAAD today joined Boy Scout camp leader Derek Nance to call on musicians Carly Rae Jepsen and Train, headliners at the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) 2013 National Scout Jamboree, to denounce the BSA's ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.