Eric Andresen, whose son Ryan was denied the rank of Eagle Scout becuase he's gay, spoke out against the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay members at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco on Saturday.
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Media coverage of the Boy Scouts policy change has fallen into a familiar trap, leading to the conclusion that there is no religious support for changing the ban on gay scouts. But religious groups have been advocating for a Boy Scout policy change, some for years.
Mataguay Scout Ranch program director Derek Nance came out in an It Gets Better video posted on YouTube yesterday.