Sandhya Somashekhar
Reporter

Latest by Sandhya Somashekhar

Boy Scouts president warns that ban on gay leaders threatens organization

Boy Scouts president warns that ban on gay leaders threatens organization

Scouting must keep up with the times or face “the end of us as a national movement,” Robert Gates said.

Boy Scouts president: Ban on gay leaders ‘unsustainable’

Boy Scouts president: Ban on gay leaders ‘unsustainable’

Statement comes two years after the century-old organization voted to lift the ban on gay youths, and as group faces external pressure.

How a highly cited same-sex marriage study fell apart under scrutiny

How a highly cited same-sex marriage study fell apart under scrutiny

The now-questioned research suggested that canvassers going door-to-door could change minds.

Attempt to block same-sex marriages in Texas is turned back

Attempt to block same-sex marriages in Texas is turned back

Republicans failed to pass the bill before a midnight deadline.