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Boy Scouts to Accept Openly Gay Boys, Gay Adults Still Banned
The Boy Scouts of America's National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
Boy Scouts to Vote on Lifting Ban of Gay Members
The Boy Scouts of America will vote this week whether to allow gay members. The upcoming decision is causing a great debate nationally and locally.
FBI Report: Memphis Tops State in Hate Crimes
Memphis made the top of another list, this time for hate crimes against gays. The FBI just released hate crime statistics for 2011 and Memphis leads the state of Tennessee with 16 cases based on sexual orientation.
City Employees Look to Expand Non-Discrimination Ordinance
The fight over one of the most controversial issues in Memphis is about to flare up again. City Councilman Lee Harris wants council members to amend a non-discrimination bill to include gender identity and expression for city employees.
Memphis Council Delays Vote on Non-Discrimination Ordinance
The Memphis City Council has delayed a vote on including sexual orientation in the city's non-discrimination ordinance for 30 days.
VIDEO: Obama Declares Support for Same-Sex Marriage in ABC Interview
President Obama comes out in support of same-sex marriage in an interview with ABC News Wednesday.
Pastor's 'Beat the Gay Out' Message Draws Criticism
Beat the gay out of your son. That's what Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina told the men in his congregation to do to their sons if they suspect they're gay.
'OK to be Gay' Article Published in High School Yearbook
A yearbook article about a gay student's experiences at Lenoir City High School has ignited both anger and support in the community.
'Don't Say Gay' Bill Stalls Again in Legislature
The House sponsor of a proposal to ban the teaching of gay issues to elementary and middle school students has delayed the measure to allow lawmakers to consider a more comprehensive bill.
Haywood Principal Resigns After Anti-Gay Remarks
The principal of a West Tennessee high school, accused of making derogatory remarks about homosexuality and teen pregnancy before an assembly of the student body, resigned from her position Thursday.
ACLU Responds to Alleged Anti-Gay Remarks by Haywood Principal
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking Haywood County school officials to let students know they have a right to identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual.
House Sponsor Stands by 'Don't Say Gay' Ban
The Republican sponsor of a proposal to ban the teaching of gay issues to elementary and middle school students says he's not backing off the legislation despite concerns from GOP leaders.
Premiere of Controversial "Love in Action" Documentary
Can you pray away the gay? According to a former director at "Love in Action", the answer is “no.”
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