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Roman Catholic Leaders Continue to Oppose Equality for LGBT People

Roman Catholic leaders throughout the United States continue to demonstrate that they will not support equality for LGBT people, despite widespread support among American Catholics. The next leader of the Catholic Church in San Francisco was recently announced as Salvatore Cordileone, one of the architects of Proposition 8. Meanwhile, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago and Archbishop J. Peter Sartain of Seattle both reiterated their opposition to marriage equality in public statements.

Modern Family Wins Big at the 64th Annual Emmy Awards

The 64th Annual Emmy Awards aired last night on ABC, and the host network's Modern Family took home the award for Best Comedy Series and two acting awards. In addition to Julie Bowen winning Best Supporting Actress, Eric Stonestreet won Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of gay father Cameron, and said onstage how proud he was to play part of TV's favorite LGBT family.

Intel will not fund Boy Scouts of America until ban on gay scouts and scout leaders ends

Less than 48 hours ago, Eagle Scout Zach Wahls, founder of Scouts for Equality, launched a campaign on Change.org supported by GLAAD and signed by more than 30,000 Americans urging Intel to pull funding from the Boy Scouts of America. Today Intel announced that it has stopped funding BSA troops that follow the discriminatory national policy.

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