February 16 2013 11:34 AM ET

Missouri Teen Allowed to Attend Prom With Boyfriend

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Boy Scouts Will Hire Convicts, But Not Gays
February 14 2013 1:28 PM ET

Boy Scouts Will Hire Convicts, But Not Gays

Sunnivie Brydum

According to an employment application for the organization, "conviction of a crime" is not an automatic disqualifying factor, but being an "avowed homosexual" or atheist is.

Indiana Town Launches Gay Panic Over Prom
February 11 2013 4:21 PM ET

Indiana Town Launches Gay Panic Over Prom

Clea Kim

Some parents, students and a teacher in Indiana are rallying for a separate high school prom banning gays.

Boy Scouts Say Member Leaked Potential Antigay Policy Change
February 09 2013 1:41 PM ET

Boy Scouts Say Antigay Policy Change Was Leaked

Sunnivie Brydum

News that the Boy Scouts of America was considering revising its long-standing ban on gay members was made public through an unintentional leak, reports the New York Times.

Is The Mormon Church Behind the Boy Scouts' Cop-Out?
February 07 2013 3:20 PM ET

Is The Mormon Church Behind the Boy Scouts' Cop-Out?

Lucas Grindley

The LDS Church issued seemingly conflicting statements after the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday that it would not yet allow gays scouts and troop leaders.

Six Scout Supporters Who Say Gays Are Child Molesters
February 06 2013 4:25 PM ET January 07 2014 3:55 PM ET

6 Scout Supporters Who Say Gays Are Child Molesters

Sunnivie Brydum

Research has shown most pedophiles identify as heterosexual, but that hasn't stopped these right-wingers from saying it's gays who are predators that should be kept far away from Boy Scouts.

WATCH: Tony Perkins Lies to Soledad O'Brien in Row Over Boy Scouts Gay Ban
February 06 2013 12:56 PM ET

WATCH: Tony Perkins Lies to CNN in Row Over Boy Scouts

Sunnivie Brydum

The president of the Family Research Council falsely claims he and his organization have never alleged that gay people are more likely to be pedophiles.

BREAKING: Boy Scouts Opt Against Making a Decision on Gay Ban
February 06 2013 11:58 AM ET

Overwhelmed Boy Scouts Delay Decision on Gay Ban

Lucas Grindley

The group faced pressure from both sides that had its board agreeing only on one thing — the issue's "complexity" requires "more deliberate review."

Perez Hilton Tells You How Supporting Students Saves Lives
February 06 2013 10:00 AM ET

Perez Hilton on How Supporting Students Saves Lives

Sunnivie Brydum

The blogger opens up about bullying in his youth and why he supports organizations seeking to make schools safer for LGBT kids today.

The Scouts' Slow Evolution
February 06 2013 5:00 AM ET

The Scouts' Slow Evolution

While it might seem to some as if the Boy Scouts are on the precipice of an abrupt course change, the fight over whether gay scouts and troop leaders should be accepted has actually lasted decades.

WATCH: Zach Wahls Debates Father of Scout Opposed to Ending Gay Ban
February 04 2013 8:38 PM ET

WATCH: Zach Wahls Debates Scout's Father Who Backs Gay Ban

Neal Broverman

Wahls defends the right of gays to be part of the Scouts.

WATCH: Obama Call for Boy Scouts to End Gay Ban
February 04 2013 2:23 AM ET

WATCH: Obama Calls for Boy Scouts to End Gay Ban

Neal Broverman

In an interview with CBS Evening News, the president calls for the Boy Scouts to end their ban on out troop leaders and scouts.

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