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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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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.

Man Gets Naked After Learning Flight is Overbooked

NATIONAL | By EDGE | May 21
A man reportedly decided to get completely naked at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday morning after learning that his U.S. Airways flight was overbooked.

Family Equality Council Announces Natl. Foster Care Month

FAMILY | By EDGE | May 21
Family Equality Council has announced its 2015 National Adoption Month Campaign to coincide with the re-introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act in May.

Mother of Gay Son Takes Aim at Anti-Gay Pastor Caught on Grindr

RELIGION | By EDGE | May 21
A Michigan mother is speaking to local media about the anti-gay pastor who resigned this week after pictures of his Grindr profile went viral by way of an article on Queerty, saying the pastor nearly drove her gay son to suicide.

Harlem Hate Pastor Claims a 'Sodomite Spit on Our Food Table'

RELIGION | By EDGE | May 21
Newly inducted SPLC designated hate group leader Pastor James David Manning is turning an alleged spitting incident into a money-making opportunity for his notoriously anti-gay ATLAH church in Harlem.

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