Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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Today, Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, who was kicked out of her son's Boy Scout troop for being gay in April of this year, called on Americans to support those Boy Scout troops who have stated that they welcome all Scouts and families, despite the discriminatory stance of the Boy Scouts of America.
GLAAD is helping students, faculty and staff at schools and colleges around the country go purple on Spirit Day!
Ohio River Valley Council
Boy Scouts of America
Attn: Paul Tucker, President
The Gay-Straight Alliance Network has a ton of resources to help students create new GSA clubs and take existing clubs to the next level just in time for Spirit Day on October 19.
On Oct. 11, Casa 0101 Theater, in collaboration with the Latino Equality Alliance, will present the 2nd annual Brown & Out Theater Festival featuring 10 LGBTQ-themed plays about Latino/a youth.
CeCe Support Committee hosts art sale to raise funds for CeCe McDonald to show support while she serves her sentence in prison after being the victim of a transphobic attack.
Hetrick-Martin Institute's 2012 Emery Awards will honor Time Warner Inc., "Bully," and out Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black.
This year as many as 25,000 Transgender Americans face being denied the right to vote or having their vote discounted because of new strict photo-ID laws. Visit GLAAD.org/Vote to find out how you can register to vote and protect yourself this November.
A Long Island parishioner removed from volunteer duties at a Catholic church because he is gay plans to formally demand reinstatement.
Some Minnesota political party leaders are turning up pressure on legislators to legalize same-sex marriage in the state this year.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguayan lawmakers voted Wednesday to legalize gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas to do so. Supporters of the law, who had filled the public seats in the legislative building, erupted in celebration when the results were announced.
California's Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has confirmed that a non-discrimination law guarantees all people the right to access coverage for medically necessary care regardless of gender identity or expression.
I want to talk about priorities. Frankly, Calliope Wong’s case is part of a problem that’s existed at Smith and many women’s colleges throughout their history, and this was just the moment the issue became public because it screwed over someone so clearly, and because she was badass enough to speak up.
A Sonoma County teen has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime in an attack on a gay man in a schoolyard.
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez vetoed a bill that would have helped same-sex domestic partners of military personnel obtain professional licenses in New Mexico. She later signed an identical bill that only protected heterosexual military couples, Salon reports.
The state attorney general has filed a lawsuit in Benton County Superior Court against a Richland florist who refused to provide flowers for the wedding of longtime gay customers, citing her religious opposition to same-sex marriage.