News

Stories of real people being reported on by journalistic outlets, or voices that deserve amplifying

When the Law Says a Parent Isn’t a Parent

It is easy to interpret the popularity of a network television series like “Modern Family” as proof that we have mainstreamed the various and sweeping ways domestic life has reshaped itself over the past two decades.

The New York Times
|
February 4, 2013
Issues: 

Jennifer Tyrrell and Other Gay Scouts and Leaders Delivering 1.4 Million Signatures to Boy Scout HQ

On Monday, at 11:00 Central, Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Dallas will get a visit from ousted Boy Scout mom Jennifer Tyrrell, gay Eagle Scout Will Oliver, gay former Scoutmaster Greg Bourke, and Eric Andresen, father of a gay Scout denied his Eagle Award - and they'll be bringing with them the voices of more than a million Americans who want the BSA to end its ban on gay scouts and volunteers.

Issues: 

Rick Perry Fights Letting Gay People in Boy Scouts

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said emphatically Saturday that the Boy Scouts of America should not soften its strict policy barring gay members, and dismissed the idea of bending the organization to the whims of “popular culture.”

Associated Press
|
February 4, 2013
Issues: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - News