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Madonna appeared onstage at Saturday night’s GLAAD Awards while wearing a Boy Scout uniform, lamenting the Scouting organization’s policies as “f*cked up.”
Ellen Degeneres yesterday in her opening monologue explained the Boy Scouts’ ban on gay members, and their decision this week to postpone deciding whether or not to drop the ban.
GLAAD today responded strongly to the Boy Scouts surprising announcement that they were postponing a vote to drop their ban on gay people.
Here is the official statement from the Boy Scouts of America Executive Board’s announcement they will not be voting today on dropping their national ban on gays.
Tony Perkins told CNN’s Soledad O’Brien that the Boys Scouts allowing gays into Scouting will lead to increased instances of child sexual abuse, pedophilia.
Family Research Council told CNN parents have the right to protect their children from the promotion of homosexuality, and from the “risk of child sexual abuse.”
Rick Perry weighed in on whether the Boy Scouts should drop their ban on gay people. Of course, the Texas Republican governor said, “no.” Here’s his “reasoning.”
One Million Moms could barely wait to jump on the anti-gay bandwagon to rail against the mere possibility that the Boy Scouts of America may drop their ban on gay scouts and leaders.
Fischer says gay men abuse children ten times more than straight men do, and the Boy Scouts dropping their ban on gays amounts to saying to pedophiles, “Y’all come!”
Tony Perkins, the head of the Family Research Council, just sent an emergency action alert email claiming that “homosexual activists” are “bullying” the Boy Scouts of America into dropping their ban on gays.
Zach Wahls has finally convinced UPS to drop their funding of the anti-gay Boy Scouts of America, after his Change.org petition drew over 80,000 signatures.
Anderson Cooper interviewed Ryan Andresen, who has been in Scouting since he was six, about the Boy Scouts’ decision to deny him Eagle Scout rank because he is gay.
The Boy Scouts have just lost their largest corporate donor over their insistence to exclude — and even expel — from all levels any gay man, teen, or boy.
For decades, the Boy Scouts Of America have been covering up hundreds of child sex abuse cases by Scout leaders, often without notifying police, or victims’ parents.
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