Carly Rae Jepsen

March 19, 2013

Seventeen Magazine is Looking for Pretty Amazing Young Women

Our friends at Seventeen are once again seeking amazing young women for their annual "Pretty Amazing" contest. Last year, Spirit Day founder and lead ambassador Brittany McMillan was one of the finalists.
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VIDEO: Carly Rae Jepsen, Bill Gates Speak Out Against Boy Scouts Anti-Gay Ban

Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen, who withdrew as headliner of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree following a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, today spoke with MTV News about her decision to drop out of the concert. Bill Gates recounts his time as a Boy Scout but urges the organization to end it's anti-gay ban "because it's 2013."
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Snapshots of our Work

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
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Breaking: Carly Rae Jepsen withdraws from Boy Scout Jamboree over anti-gay ban

Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen announced today that she will withdraw as headliner of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, following a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, whose Change.org petition calling on the 'Call Me Maybe' star to denounce the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy has amassed over 62,000 signatures.

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Breaking: Train to perform at Scout Jamboree only if Boy Scouts end gay ban

Just hours after GLAAD joined Eagle Scout Derek Nance to call on musicians Carly Rae Jepsen and Train to denounce the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and scout leaders, Train has responded.

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8-year-old Frank sends handwritten letter to Boy Scouts in support of inclusion

This week, the Huffington Post published a letter that an 8-year-old Cub Scout named Frank hand-wrote to the Boy Scouts of America, which asked, in part, why they don't stand up for gay people.

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Tell Carly Rae Jepsen and Train to speak out against the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy

GLAAD today joined Boy Scout camp leader Derek Nance to call on musicians Carly Rae Jepsen and Train, headliners at the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) 2013 National Scout Jamboree, to denounce the BSA's ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.
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