Confirmation of Serbia’s first gay Prime Minister thrown into doubt

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) – Serbia’s ruling conservatives said June 19 if Prime Minister-designate Ana Brnabic doesn’t get enough votes to be confirmed by parliament as the first openly gay person to head the country’s government, an early general election will be held.

Brnabic, nominated last week by Serbian Present Aleksandar Vucic, could also become the conservative nation’s first female prime minister if she’s selected. But some of Vucic’s coalition partners said they will vote against her because of her sexual orientation.

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The GLBT Center is looking for a new leader

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After a little more than a year and a half as executive director of The Center, Terry DeCarlo is resigning.

DeCarlo migrated to Orlando from South Florida, where he was Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Events at Broward House for eight years. He was hired to head The Center in October of 2014. Once his resignation becomes effective June 24, DeCarlo will return to South Florida for his new role as regional director for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

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New York Boy Scouts hire gay counselor despite national policy

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NEW YORK (AP) – The Boy Scouts’ New York chapter said April 2 that it has hired the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader, a direct and public challenge to the national scouting organization’s ban on openly gay adult members.

The Boy Scouts’ national spokesman, Deron Smith, said there was no change in that national policy, which has been highly divisive. As for any further response to the New York announcement, Smith said, “We are looking into this matter.”

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