Blogs by Seth Adam, GLAAD's Senior Manager of Communications
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Seattle-area Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Scout leaders, and parents rallied at the Chief Seattle Council headquarters yesterday in support of Geoff McGrath, a Scoutmaster whose registration was revoked by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) becuase he is gay.
Popular dating site OkCupid is encouraging Firefox users to drop the browser following news that Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich supported California's anti-gay Prop. 8 ballot measure, which stripped gay and lesbian couples of their ability to get married in the Golden State.
As top-billed sponsors including Guinness and Heineken pull their support of the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade over its ban on LGBT families and organizations, there remains puzzling support from Universities that also claim to respect and protect LGBT people and students.
Guinness today announced that the beer company would drop its sponsorship of the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade due to the parade's discriminatory rule that prohibits LGBT families and organizations from participating.
Nike, Inc. announced this week that the company would bring on the world's only openly gay CIO at a Fortune 100 company, Anthony Watson, in a move that very clearly signals that Nike intends to significantly up its technology game. Watson also serves on GLAAD's National Board of Directors.