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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.

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Boy Scout Leaders Approves End to Blanket Ban on Gay Adults

NATIONAL | 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.

Boston Out as U.S. Candidate for 2024 Olympics

SPORTS | By Eddie Pells | Jul 27
Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over.

Boy Scout Leaders Vote on Ending Blanket Ban on Gay Adults

NATIONAL | 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'

NATIONAL | 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.

Wyoming Reverend Seeks Religious Exemptions for Possible Anti-Discrimination Law

RELIGION | Jul 27
A Jackson reverend wants religious exemptions included in any anti-discrimination law passed in the town.

Lawyer: School That Blocked Gay Speech Didn't Discriminate

NATIONAL | 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.

Obama Chides 2016 Candidates for 'Ridiculous,' 'Sad' Remarks

POLITICS | By Julie Pace | Jul 27
Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Monday for a series of campaign-trail attacks that he said would be "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."

amfAR Launches National PEPFAR Database at IAS 2015

AIDS | 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.

Social Experiment in Kiev Ends With Gay Couple Pepper-Sprayed by Neo-Nazis

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 27
Inspired by the video of two Russian bloggers who walked hand-in-hand through Moscow streets last month to gauge attitudes towards gays, a Ukrainian gay couple replicated the experiment in Kiev with unsurprising, yet unfortunate results.

Homophobe Throws Heterosexual Pride Event: Nobody Cares

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

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