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GLAAD thanks the many tireless advocates working to bring change to the #BoyScouts

May 24, 2013

After Thursday's historic vote, GLAAD would like to thank these incredible and tireless advocates for their working in helping to the BSA's anti-gay policies

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Red State's Erick Erickson goes full on anti-gay; gay Boy Scouts must 'repent'

Immediately after the Boy Scouts of America made the decision to no longer ban or banish young boys who happen to be gay, Erick Erickson of the web site RedState.com, took to his Twitter account to go after the Boy Scouts in a really ugly way.

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May 24, 2013

White House supports gay #BoyScouts, pushes for full inclusion

The White House welcomes the policy change, allowing gay Scouts into the Boy Scouts of America.

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What to Watch Weekend 5/24-26: Smash series finale; Behind the Candelabra premiere

This weekend catch the Smash series finale, the premiere of the Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra and all new episodes of Orphan Black and Nurse Jackie.Read More

Celebs celebrate #BoyScouts victory on Twitter, continue to call for full inclusion of gay parents and leaders

The Boy Scouts of America made history today by approving a resolution that will allow gay youth to participate. The Boy Scouts' ban on gay adults will remain intact. Many celebrities have taken to Twitter to share their excitement over this victory and continue to call for full inclusion of gay parents and leaders.Read More

Faith groups react to the Boy Scouts vote to drop the ban on gay Scouts

Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.

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