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Expelled Lesbian Boy Scout Leader Brings Down GLAAD Media Awards House

3 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlLA

Before flying to Los Angeles this weekend with her partner and four children to attend the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards, Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell had never boarded a commercial airliner. Her appearance Saturday night at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel led to eight minutes of the best kind of teary awards speechifying – a dedicated mom thanking GLAAD for their support of her efforts to wright a Boy Scouts of America wrong.
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LGBT / Gay : Daily News (3 years ago)

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LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 years ago)

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