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Boy Scouts' Leader Says Ban on Gay Adults Not Sustainable

May 21
The national president of the Boy Scouts, Robert Gates, says the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and is urging change in order to avert potentially destructive legal battles.

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Archives Show Hillary Clinton OK'd Tax Breaks for Nonprofits

POLITICS | By Stephen Bruan and Jack Gillum | May 22
As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations.

Appeals Court Delays Transgender California Inmate's Surgery

NATIONAL | By Don Thompson | May 22
A federal appeals court delayed sex reassignment surgery for a transgender prison inmate in California on Thursday, hours after a state panel recommended that she be paroled.

Judge: Gay Couples Across Alabama Have Right to Marry

NATIONAL | May 22
A federal judge has ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to marry in all Alabama counties, but placed her decision on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling on same-sex marriage.

Duggar Leaves FRC: Molestation Scandal Proves Too Much for Hate Group

NATIONAL | By EDGE | May 22
The anti-gay Family Research Council will be operating minus one high profile mouthpiece: Josh Duggar, who was acting as the hate group's executive director resigned amid revelations of a past investigation involving him and underage sex abuse.

Additional Duggar Sex Allegations Mount: Jim Bob Waited a Year Before Turning Josh In

CRIME | By EDGE | May 21
The plot continued to thicken in the Josh Duggar sex offense story as additional allegations of serial sex offenses against as many as five minors were made public.

New National Survey Shows Most Women Don't Know Signs of Stroke

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
A new national survey reveals only 11 percent of women know the female-specific symptoms of stroke, which kills twice as many women a year as breast cancer. Knowing the first signs of stroke is crucial because there's only a three-hour window to get help.

Penance in the Pines: Reisner Makes Sizable Donation to Apologize for Ted Cruz Event

NATIONAL | By EDGE | May 21
Is a $20,000 gift to a gay-centric political action committee with more pledged for other LGBT charities enough penance for Ian Reisner's Ted Cruz event?

Cross-Dressing Diva Conchita Wurst to Putin: Let's Hang Out

INTERNATIONAL | May 21
Conchita Wurst would like to hang out with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Critics Bash Louisiana Governor on 'Religious Freedom' Order

NATIONAL | By Brian Slodysko | May 21
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is receiving criticism after issuing his own executive order protecting those who object to same-sex marriage.

Boy Scouts' Leader Says Ban on Gay Adults Not Sustainable

NATIONAL | May 21
The national president of the Boy Scouts, Robert Gates, says the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and is urging change in order to avert potentially destructive legal battles.

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