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Boy Scout Leaders Approves End to Blanket Ban on Gay Adults

By David Crary | Jul 27
The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

Boy Scout Leaders Vote on Ending Blanket Ban on Gay Adults

By David Crary | Jul 27
The Boy Scouts of America's top policy-making board planned a vote Monday on ending its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion if that accorded with their faith.

Raven-Symoné on Caitlyn Jenner as Activist: 'You've Got to Learn it First'

By EDGE | Jul 27
Raven-Symoné, who currently is sharing co-hosting duties on "The View" expressed her opinion that Caitlyn Jenner is moving too fast in positioning herself as the go to advocate for transgender rights.

Lawyer: School That Blocked Gay Speech Didn't Discriminate

Jul 27
A school didn't discriminate by blocking a graduation speech by a valedictorian who wanted to disclose that he is gay, according to an outside attorney hired by Twin Peaks Charter Academy to investigate the decision.

amfAR Launches National PEPFAR Database at IAS 2015

By EDGE | Jul 27
amfAR announced the beta launch of its PEPFAR Country/Regional Operational Plan database, a comprehensive, navigable database of PEPFAR's planned funding of HIV/AIDS activities from 2007 to 2014.

Homophobe Throws Heterosexual Pride Event: Nobody Cares

By EDGE | Jul 27
If awards were given to the saddest homophobe in Seattle, one person would clearly lead the pack.

To Protest and Serve: Gay NYC Councilmember Corey Johnson

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 26
With his baby face and love of plaid shirts, few would guess that 32-year-old Corey Johnson is on track to becoming one of the most powerful men in New York City.

End to Boy Scouts' Ban on Gays Draws Closer

By John Riley | Jul 26
On July 10, the BSA's executive committee unanimously approved a resolution that would allow openly gay adults to serve as Scout leaders and parent volunteers. The resolution must still be ratified by the National Executive Board.

High Percentage of GLBT Homeless Persists

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 26
San Francisco officials have released a report showing that 29 percent of the city's homeless population identify as LGBT -- the same figure that was reported in 2013, the last time such numbers were released locally.

Limo Company Blames CBS Newsman Bob Simon For Death in Crash

Jul 25
The limousine company whose car CBS correspondent Bob Simon was killed in is blaming Simon for his own death because he wasn't wearing a seat belt.

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