Jennifer Tyrrell

September 21, 2012

Intel will not fund Boy Scouts of America until ban on gay scouts and scout leaders ends

Less than 48 hours ago, Eagle Scout Zach Wahls, founder of Scouts for Equality, launched a campaign on Change.org supported by GLAAD and signed by more than 30,000 Americans urging Intel to pull funding from the Boy Scouts of America. Today Intel announced that it has stopped funding BSA troops that follow the discriminatory national policy.

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September 20, 2012

Tell Intel that $700,000 to Fund Anti-Gay Discrimination is Too Much

GLAAD is joining Scouts for Equality, its founder and Eagle Scout Zach Wahls, as well as thousands of Americans in a Change.org campaign urging Intel Corporation, one of the Boy Scouts of America’s largest corporate donors, to stop funding the BSA until the organization removes its ban on gay scouts and leaders.

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Local Girl Scouts Troop Supports Kentucky Dad as Boy Scouts of America Kick Him Out for Being Gay

A new petition campaign on Change.org with more than 2,000 signatures is urging the Boy Scouts' Kentucky-based Lincoln Heritage Council to reject the national organization's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and leaders, and to reinstate a local gay Boy Scouts leader.

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September 11, 2012

A Real Life Family Living 'the New Normal': Jennifer Tyrrell and Alicia Burns, Get a First Look at their NOH8 Pictures Here

Jennifer Tyrrell and Alicia Burns are just one example of millions of real life families in the U.S. who demonstrate that same-sex parents are raising their families with the same love and compassion as straight parents.
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Video: Eagle Scout and Scouts for Equality founder Zach Wahls gives moving speech to DNC

Scouts for Equality founder Zach Wahls on Thursday gave a moving speech to the Democratic National Convention about his experience growing up with two moms.

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George Takei to Star in World Premiere of Allegiance- A New American Musical

Openly gay actor George Takei will take to the stage on Friday, September 7 for the world premiere of Allegiance- A New American Musical at the Old Globe in San Diego.

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70K signatures delivered by fired gay scout leader - and employees who resigned in protest - to California Scout Council

This week, former Camp Winton Program Director Alex Hayes and 22-year-old gay Eagle Scout Tim Griffin delivered more than 70,000 signatures to the Golden Empire Boy Scouts Council urging the council to reinstate Griffin and reject the Boy Scouts' policy banning gay scouts and leaders.

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August 16, 2012

Help support Jennifer Tyrrell and her family!

Help support Jennifer Tyrrell fund her campaign against the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policies!
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Jennifer Tyrrell to be Grand Marshall at Toledo Pride

Jennifer Tyrrell, the former den mother leading the efforts to end the Boy Scout’s discriminatory policies, will serve as Grand Marshall at the second annual Toledo Pride Parade and will speak at a commitment ceremony on the same day, hosted by Toledo Pride and Support Marriage Equality in Ohio.

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August 8, 2012

President Obama announces opposition Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and scout leaders

As pressure grows for the Boy Scouts to end their ban on gay scouts and leaders, a spokesperson for President Obama announced that the President opposes the Boy Scouts of America's policy of discrimination, joining Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

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