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As part of GLAAD's ongoing work toward ending the BSA's anti-LGBT policy, GLAAD worked with Change.org and Scouts for Equality founder Zach Wahls to share Ryan's story in the media. Ryan has continued to be an advocate for equality, standing up for LGBT youth and against bullying with GLAAD by going purple on Spirit Day, and being honored by the Califronia Assembly for his work against discrimination.
Ryan's mom Karen spoke out after today's news:
“I’m just so incredibly happy for Ryan. He’s worked so hard for this honor, and as a mother, it means the world to me to know that our local Scouting community believes in him, too. Regardless of what the Boy Scouts of America decide to do with his application, this victory makes it all worth it, and gives me so much hope for the future of the organization.”