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Jennifer Tyrrell was kicked out of her son’s Boy Scout troop under the BSA's blanket ban on gay people being affiliated with the organization, either as scouts or leaders. Yesterday, the BSA announced that it would be "considering" a resolution at next year's annual business meeting that would reverse this ban.
Outspoken advocate, author and Eagle Scout, Zach Wahls, today delivered more than 275,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America, calling on the group to end its long history of anti-gay discrimination and reinstate Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell.
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California lawmakers on Tuesday nixed a resolution that would honor the Boy Scouts, instead opting for a measure pushing the org to adopt more LGBT-friendly policies.
Jennifer Tyrrell, the Ohio mom ousted as leader of her 7-year-old son’s Boy Scouts troop because she’s gay, spoke with HLN’s Dr. Drew Pinsky last night, sharing her story and taking calls from viewers.
Board member of the Ohio River Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), David J. Sims, announced his resignation on Friday in support of Jennifer Tyrrell, the Ohio mother who ousted a scout leader of her 7-year-old son's Boy Scouts troop because she's gay.
Advocate and author Zach Wahls, whose YouTube video in support of his gay moms went viral in February 2011, stopped by GLAAD's New York City offices to chat about his new book 'My Two Moms: Lessons of love, strength, and what makes a family.'
Today, Thomas Roberts interviewed Jennifer Tyrell, the Ohio mom who was ousted as scout leader of her son’s Boy Scouts troop simply because she’s gay - and who has the support of tens of thousands of Americans on her call for the Boy Scouts to change its policy.
In the week and a half since Jennifer Tyrrell was ousted from her son's Boy Scouts troop, just because she's gay, more than 40,000 people have signed her Change.org petition calling on the Boy Scouts of America to end their longstanding - and well-known - policy of discrimination against gay youth and LGBT families. On Saturday, April 21, Jennifer will speak onstage at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.
Jennifer Tyrrell, the Ohio mom who was ousted as her son’s Boy Scouts den leader because she’s gay, will speak at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.