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GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23:  Jennifer Tyrrell of Bridgeport, Ohio, a Cub Scout den leader who was kicked out in 2012 for being openly gay, embraces her son Cruz Burns, 8, before a news conference at the Great Wolf Lodge May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America today ended its policy of prohibiting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities, while leaving intact its ban on gay adults and leaders.  (Photo by Stewart House/Getty Images)

BSA Allows Gay Leaders, Churches Can Still Be Exclusive

The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

07/28/2015

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Dent County Commission Votes to ‘Mourn’ Same-Sex Marriage

A Missouri county commission has voted to lower the flags at the county courthouse and the judicial building to “mourn” the legalization of same-sex marriage.

07/14/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  A man holds a rainbow flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Nixon Directs Agencies to Implement Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order directing all departments, agencies, boards and commissions in the executive branch to take all necessary measures to ensure compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision establishing a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage.

07/07/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  A man holds a rainbow flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Missouri LGBT Equality Advocate: Gay Marriage Ruling ‘An Incredible Win’

St. Louis Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson says the decision by the Supreme Court to effectively change the legal definition of marriage in the United States does not alter what he calls “the unassailable truth that marriage is.”

06/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Illinois May Ban ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Gays Under 18

Opposing lawmakers say this kind of treatment should remain a choice for those who want it. Supporters say it will remain a choice for those over 18, but minors should be protected from it because it is harmful.

06/03/2015

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New Bill Would Make ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Ill. Children Illegal

The legislation would make it illegal for mental health specialists to try to change the sexual orientation of anyone under 18 in Illinois.

01/21/2015

ormer Missouri Tiger Michael Sam attends a game between the Missouri Tigers and South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Memorial Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Columbia, Missouri. (credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Sam: Coming Out Was Right Thing To Do

Michael Sam says in a TV documentary airing Saturday night that coming out as gay was the right thing to do.

12/27/2014

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

PROMO Helps Launch Missouri Marriage Equality Website

Gay marriage in Missouri – it is not on the ballot, there is no campaign, and it’s all in the hands of judges, but marriage equality advocates are launching a public awareness effort at showmemarriage.com.

08/07/2014

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St. Louis LGBT Project Collecting Gay History Artifacts for Exhibit

One St. Louis group is gathering documents, posters, outfits and anything relating to gay history in St. Louis and plans to contribute the collection to a gay history exhibit at the Missouri History Museum.

07/21/2014

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