An Eagle Scout and an advocate for LGBT acceptance, Pascal Tessier has become the first openly gay adult approved to work with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
On Sunday, the iconic Pride March in New York City and its 14,000+ participants were led, in an historic first, by Boy Scouts members and leaders.
Southern Poverty Law Center joins GLAAD, Scouts for Equality in urging Amazon to drop support of Boy Scouts
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a group dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry while seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society, has joined GLAAD and Scouts for Equality in urging Amazon to end its support of the Boy Scouts of America through the company's charitable giving program, AmazonSmile.
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.
This week, GLAAD is on the ground in Seattle with leading advocates to deliver more than 100,000 petitions to Amazon&
Amazon stands by Boy Scouts; GLAAD, gay Scouts to deliver over 120k petition signatures to Amazon HQ
Despite the company's non-discrimination policy, Amazon is standing by its support of the anti-gay Boy Scouts of America. GLAAD will join gay Eagle Scout Pascal Tessier and ousted gay Scoutmaster Geoff McGrath in delivering more than 120k petitions calling on Amazon to pause its support.
Lucien Tessier and his younger brother, Pascal, have several things in common: they're both gay, dedicated members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), and determined advocates for equality in scouting. In a recent commentary piece for The Guardian, Lucien reflected on the strides made in the movement for equality in scouting while considering the work that's left to be done.
Pascal Tessier, 17, became the first-known openly gay Boy Scout to succesfully earn the prestigious rank of 'Eagle' on Monday night, following the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) new policy that allows gay youth to participate. That policy went into effect on January 1, 2014.
In their annual list, Out has named Boy Scouts' Greg Bourke, David Knapp, and Pascal Tessier as being among this year's most compelling people.