End ban on U.S. Boy Scout leaders, BSA chief urges

May 22, 2015

End ban on U.S. Boy Scout leaders, BSA chief urges

The head of the Boy Scouts of America on Thursday called for an end to the organization’s ban on gay adult scout leaders, describing the policy as unsustainable in a fast-moving climate of social change. Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, national president of ...

Indian Supreme Court upholds anti-gay sex law

Dec 11, 2013

Indian Supreme Court upholds anti-gay sex law

The Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexuality, dealing a blow to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India’s deeply conservative society. The judges said only lawmakers and ...