Greg Bourke

National Catholic Reporter names Boy Scout dads and marriage equality plaintiffs 'Persons of the Year'

In a year-end editorial, the National Catholic Reporter has named Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon persons of the year for 2015.

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After the Boy Scouts let him be a leader, Greg Bourke's church still bans him

Even though the Boy Scouts of America ended its ban on LGB leaders, Greg Bourke, an out gay man is being denied membership due to discrimination from the church.

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Greg Bourke & Michael De Leon on advocacy and raising teens in a multi-racial family for #LGBTQfamilies Day

Greg Bourke and Michael De Leon are committed to marriage equality, integrating the Boy Scouts of America and, of course, raising their two teenagers.

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Kentucky could recognize marriages for same-sex couples

A federal judge today struck down Kentucky's ban on recognizing marriages for same-sex couples performed in other jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II said the ban violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee to equal protection under the law.

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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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Photos: GLAAD on the ground at the Boy Scouts vote in Dallas

GLAAD wrapped up its press conference in Dallas, as 1,400 members of the Boy Scouts of America National Council meet in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to equality in Scouting. Get a full recap of today's events and see a video of James Dale speaking about the anti-gay ban by following our live blog at

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April 16, 2013

Ousted gay Boy Scout leader to deliver 64,000 petition signatures to United Way

Kentucky father Greg Bourke, who was forced out of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for being gay, plans to deliver more than 64,000 petition signatures to the United Way urging the organization to withhold financial support from the Scouts.
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Take action: Tell United Way to denounce Boy Scouts' anti-gay ban

A dad from Kentucky has launched a new petition calling on United Way to denounce the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and leaders. Greg Bourke, who has two kids with his partner of over 30 years, was ousted as leader of his son's Boy Scouts pack in 2012 because he's gay.
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