Posts by Aaron McQuade

The clock is ticking for marriage in Illinois

May 30, 2013
Famous Illinoisans from Preisident Obama to Senator Mark Kirk, to sports legends Richard Dent and Ernie Banks have stated their support for marriage equality, and advocates for the freedom to marry say they do have the votes they need to pass the measure in the House. Now they just need the opportunity.Read More

May 27, 2013

Soccer star Robbie Rogers becomes first gay male pro team athlete to play in game

Robbie Rogers on Sunday became just the second male pro team athlete in the US to be out while active, and the first to ever set foot on the field during his league's season.Read More

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 policiesRead More

May 24, 2013

White House supports gay #BoyScouts, pushes for full inclusion

The White House welcomes the policy change, allowing gay Scouts into the Boy Scouts of America. Read More

May 23, 2013

GLAAD meets anti-gay activist John Stemberger at FOX News, offers to start dialogue

On the day when the Boy Scouts of America are voting on a proposal that would end the organization's ban on participation by gay teens (follow our liveblog of the procedings here) GLAAD crossed paths with

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May 22, 2013

Keep up with all the action at the #BoyScouts vote at GLAAD's live blog

Visit for our live, up-to-the minute coverage of the Boy Scout vote in Dallas, Texas.Read More

May 19, 2013

GLAAD joins march and rally against anti-LGBT hate violence in New York City

Friday night in New York's Greenwich Village, police say a gunman, who is in custody but has yet to be identified, followed a gay man, taunting him with anti-gay slurs and homophobic language, before tragically shooting him in the head.Read More

May 8, 2013

ABC News producer comes out as transgender

Longtime ABC News producer Dawn Stacey Ennis revealed that she is transgender on Wednesday in a story in an exclusive interview with the New York Post. Read More
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