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Southern Baptists, Call me Kuchu, and a 'gay lobby' : this week's religion news summary

From a possible 'gay lobby' in the Vatican to Uganda's tense anti-LGBT environment, this week's religion news summary has all the important LGBT religious news stories for you. Click here for the full list

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June 14, 2013

Caterpillar suspends money to BSA over lack of gay leadership

Caterpillar Inc. has announced that it will suspend any donations to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) because of the organization's discriminating policy against gay adults. The heavy equipment manufacturer says the move wasn't a direct result of the recent vote by the organization to allow gay youth but continue their ban on gay leaders, rather it was a result of discussions within the company following a donation request by the BSA for $25,00 in funds.

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United Methodists could rescue Scout troops after Southern Baptists kick them out

Two denominations have very different views on a the Boy Scouts of America's vote on dropping the gay Scout ban. While the Southern Baptists may be abandoning the program, the United Methodist Church is ready to step up.

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Gay bishops and Mormon Boy Scout Pride: the LGBT Religion News Summary for June 5, 2013

The ELCA elected their first openly gay, Native-American bishop, and a gay Catholic priest opens up about his hidden life in the Catholic church. A Mormon basketball player becomes the first out college player at his small Catholic college, anti-LGBT tensions rise in Nigeria, and the UK sees its first Muslim lesbian partnership. Click through to read these stories and more in the religion news summary for June 5th, 2013.

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June 4, 2013

VIDEO: Boy Scouts, defying orders, wear uniforms in Utah pride parade

Following the Boy Scouts of America's histori

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May 24, 2013

GLAAD thanks the many tireless advocates working to bring change to the #BoyScouts

After Thursday's historic vote, GLAAD would like to thank these incredible and tireless advocates for their working in helping to the BSA's anti-gay policies

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May 24, 2013

White House supports gay #BoyScouts, pushes for full inclusion

The White House welcomes the policy change, allowing gay Scouts into the Boy Scouts of America.

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May 23, 2013

BREAKING: Boy Scouts to allow gay youth

Boy Scouts of America made history by voting "yes" on the proposition to allow gay young men to participate in Scouting.

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May 22, 2013

Anti-gay activists only present less than 19,000 signatures to Boy Scouts

Anti-gay activists from Alliance Defending Freedom presented less than 19,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America requesting that they keep in place their anti-gay membership policy. This compared to the 1.8 million presented in a petition by Scouts for Equality.

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