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VIDEO: James Dale asks you to share your story to help bring LGBT equality to the #BoyScouts

James Dale was kicked out of the Boy Scouts of America after his 12 year membership was revoked because his local New Jersey newspaper disclosed his sexual orientation after an interview he took part in at a seminar on the health needs of lesbian and gay teenagers at the age of 19.

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May 22, 2013

Anti-gay activists only present less than 19,000 signatures to Boy Scouts

Anti-gay activists from Alliance Defending Freedom presented less than 19,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America requesting that they keep in place their anti-gay membership policy. This compared to the 1.8 million presented in a petition by Scouts for Equality.

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May 22, 2013

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

Visit http://www.glaad.org/scouts for our live, up-to-the minute coverage of the Boy Scout vote in Dallas, Texas.

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What to Watch Wednesday 5/22: Season finales of Modern Family, Chicago Fire, Off Pitch

Tonight catch the season finales of Chicago Fire and Modern Family, plus the back-to-back season finale of Off Pitch.

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GLAAD and other LGBT groups speak out on exclusion of gay binational couples from immigration reform

GLAAD and other LGBT groups are disappointed about UAFA being excluded, but affirm support to ensure immigration reform includes everybody.

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Dr. Phil promotes GLAAD campaign and calls for equality in the #BoyScouts

This Thursday, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on gay members. Today, Dr. Phil tweeted out his support for equality in the Boy Scouts, as well as posting a longer message to his official Facebook.Read More