Geoff McGrath

Seattle Public Schools to end affiliation with Boy Scouts of America

On Wednesday, members of the Assistant General Council of Seattle Public Schools wrote to Seattle-area Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath,ending their affiliation with the BSA.

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WATCH: New documentary highlights the Boy Scouts' ban on gay adults

“Clipped Wings”, a short documentary about the discriminatory policies of the Boy Scouts, tells the story of Liam Easton-Calabria, a candidate for the rank of Eagle who came out before the BSA allowed gay Scouts. The film also follows Geoff McGrath, a Scoutmaster who was ejected from Scouting because of his sexuality.

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PHOTOS: Amazon receives 125K petitions hand-delivered by LGBT scouts, locals, advocates

Today, GLAAD was on the ground in Seattle with LGBT youth, adults, and local advocates as they delivered more than 125,000 petition signatures to online retail giant Amazon at the company's headquarters in Seattle.

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Citing ongoing discrimination, Queens Borough President rescinds Boy Scout presentation

Melinda Katz, the President of the Queens Borough in New York City, has rescinded an invitation to the Boy Scouts of America to offer a presentation to her cabinet, citing the discriminatory policy of banning gay Scout leaders.

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Washington Governor "deeply troubled" by Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy, allies with ousted Scoutmaster

Jay Inslee, the Governor for the State of Washington, has released an open letter supporting Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath and condemning the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for revoking his title as well as his troop's charter, simply because Geoffrey is openly gay.

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Snapshots: LGBT Latino community, rallying for imprisoned trans teen, training about TRUVADA, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's 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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Pastor Monica Cosaro: The Boy Scouts banned my congregation because we support gay people

Dr. Monica Cosaro, pastor of Rainier Beach United Methodist Church in Seattle, Washington, has written an op-ed for Time.com entitled "Boy Scouts Banned My Church Because We Support Gays."

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Seattle Mayor writes to Boy Scouts in defense of gay Scoutmaster

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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