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Phoenix Pride Parade Produces Some Unexpected Heroes

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:38 AM April 8, 2013
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Phoenix held their annual Pride Parade Saturday, which was the stage for some everyday heroes to show what they’re made of. Take a look…

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Anderson Cooper Interviews Teen Denied Eagle Scout Rank For Being Gay

by David Badash ● 2:01 PM October 24, 2012
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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.

Discrimination

Boy Scouts Lose Largest Donor Over Anti-Gay Policies

by David Badash ● 12:48 PM September 22, 2012
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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.

Bigotry Watch

Boy Scouts Fire Gay Staffer, 10 Quit In Protest

by David Badash ● 9:21 AM July 25, 2012
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Three days after the boy Scouts affirmed their anti-gay ban, 22-year old Tim Griffin, an Eagle Scout who was the most-tenured staffer at BSA’s Camp Winton was fired.

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The Boy Scouts’ Futile Isolationism

by Zinnia Jones ● 10:27 AM July 19, 2012
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The Boy Scouts have decided the “life-changing benefits” of scouting should be denied to an entire segment of the population that they’ve deemed poor role models.

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Infographic: Boy Scouts Long History Of Anti-LGBT Discrimination

by David Badash ● 10:53 AM July 18, 2012
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This excellent infographic from GLAAD details the Boy Scouts Of America’s long history of anti-LGBT discrimination. Here’s what you can do.

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Boy Scouts Determined To Continue Ban On Gays After Secret Study

by David Badash ● 3:24 PM July 17, 2012
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The Boy Scouts of America announced it has concluded a secret, never-before revealed “study,” and is resolved that gay people should continue to be banned from BSA.