E! News
May 22, 2013

Dr. Phil is doing a good turn for the LGBT community. The talk-show host is joining GLAAD's campaign lobbying the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay teenagers and scout leaders. "It's wrong to deny any boy a chance to learn the values and be a Scout. No one should be excluded. #BoyScouts glad.org/Scouts," he tweeted. Dr. Phil (full name: Phil McGraw) also added on his Facebook page that as a former Scout himself, there's nothing more vital than upholding equality among the troops, especially given the impressionable age at which they participate.

Read more about Dr. Phil's support for an end to the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and leaders here.