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Congrats to our friend Pascal, the first openly gay Boy Scout to earn Eagle rank!
A spokesperson for the White House said that the President welcomes the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to end the ban on gay members, but believes it should also welcome gay parents and leaders. We agree. Help us keep the pressure on: http://glaad.org/scouts
The Boy Scouts of America has just voted to end the ban on gay Scouts in a major victory for gay youth. We will keep the pressure on until they remove the ban on gay and lesbian parents and leaders as well. http://glaad.org/scouts
GLAAD staff is on the ground with gay Scouts and leaders in Texas this week in anticipation for tomorrow’s Boy Scouts of America vote on whether to change its policy and embrace equality. Follow our live blog and show your support for equality by changing your Facebook and Twitter pics at http://glaad.org/scouts