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Eagle Scout Zach Wahls delivers 275,000 signatures to Boy Scouts after gay mom ousted

Eagle Scout and outspoken equality advocate Zach Wahls today delivered more than 275,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America calling on the group to end its long history of anti-gay discrimination and reinstate Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, who in April was forcibly removed as den leader of her son's Boy Scouts troop because she's gay.

Maverick wins right to wear T-shirt to school

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio signed an agreed judgment order this week in favor of Maverick Couch, affirming the high school junior's First Amendment right to wear a T-shirt with the slogan "Jesus Is Not a Homophobe" to school on any day he chooses.

Cyndi Lauper advocates on Capital Hill for LGBT homeless youth

According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, each year between 500,000 and 1.6 million youth in the U.S. are homeless or runaways. LGBT youth make up an estimated 3% to 5% of the general U.S. population, yet they account for 20% to 40% of the homeless youth population.