Ed Murray, Mayor (D) of Seattle, and the members of Seattle City Council have written a letter in support of Geoff McGrath, leader of a local Boy Scouts troop, whom the national organization wants to oust for being openly gay.
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Rainier Beach United Methodist Church has hired an attorney to defend Geoff McGrath, a Seattle-based Scoutmaster, who recently had his registration revoked by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for being openly gay.
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Walt Disney World (WDW) will suspend its funding of Boy Scouts of America (BSA)'s Central Florida Council, reported Scouts for Equality this morning.
Lucien Tessier and his younger brother, Pascal, have several things in common: they're both gay, dedicated members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), and determined advocates for equality in scouting. In a recent commentary piece for The Guardian, Lucien reflected on the strides made in the movement for equality in scouting while considering the work that's left to be done.
Pascal Tessier, 17, became the first-known openly gay Boy Scout to succesfully earn the prestigious rank of 'Eagle' on Monday night, following the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) new policy that allows gay youth to participate. That policy went into effect on January 1, 2014.
PHOTOS: Boy Scout mom Jennifer Tyrrell honored by Family Equality Council and visits Universal Studios Hollywood
The Family Equality Council honored LGBT advocate Jennifer Tyrrell over the weekend during its 10th Annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner.
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