Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and for Now, Don’t Lead: The Troubled Future of Scouting

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The gay mother of two scouts is hopeful for change on the 104th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America

“Let your son join the scouts. You will now be fighting from within the organization, and that’s the way they will change.”

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This comment of the day was by RyanH on the post Why I Am Actively Supporting the Boy Scouts

No ‘Mass Exodus’ From Boy Scouts as New Gay Scout Rule Goes Into Effect

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A new policy allowing openly gay youth to participate in Boy Scouts of America—but continuing to prohibit LGBT adults from serving as leaders—went into effect Wednesday.

Duty to God? Or Prejudice and Judgement?

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Chad Miller believe it is his responsibility to surround his son with men who will model Christ-like examples of love and acceptance. He wonders why his son’s Boy Scout Leaders don’t feel the same.

Time to Admit It: We’re All Gay

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I guess it’s time for me to face the facts. I must be gay. And so are you.

Utah Boy Scout Leaders Reprimanded for Joining Gay Pride Parade

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During the Utah Pride Parade earlier this month, two Scout leaders marched as part of a larger group of participants in Scouting uniforms, incurring the ire of the local and national councils.

Boy Scouts of America: The Good, the Bad, and the (Still) Highly Discriminatory

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“Without justice, there can be no peace.” —Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.

Why I Am Actively Supporting the Boy Scouts

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If my greatest sin in the end is that I’ve been too open, too loving, that I’ve drawn the circle of inclusion to large, I’m willing to take that chance.

BREAKING NEWS: Boy Scouts End Gay Ban on Gay Youth

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The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to end the controversial policy which bans gay youth from their ranks.

Boy Scouts Vote on Lifting Ban on Gay Members

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A controversial debate within the Boy Scouts of America is coming to a head this week as 1,400 of its leaders vote on lifting the ban that doesn’t allow homosexuals or atheists into its ranks.

“Since the BSA can expel gay people, it’s up to their allies who are harder to demote or expel to be that voice in the organization.”

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This is a comment by Ryan Hauck on the post “No Equality Badge For Boy Scouts Of America”.

What Coach Chuck Merino Taught Me

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More than twenty years ago, popular Boy Scout troop leader Chuck Merino came out as gay. What did an average teenage boy learn from this exceptional coach?

Giving Thanks for Our Successes

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While the road ahead can be daunting, on this Thanksgiving, let’s be thankful for how far we’ve come.

“They can BE boys without anyone telling them to slow down, be quiet, or stay clean.”

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This is a comment by Texpat on the post “Proof of Harm – The Boy Scouts’ ‘Perversion Files'”.

Boy Scouts’ Secret Sex Abuse Files Available to Public

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14,500 pages of documents related to sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior by Boy Scouts volunteers and leaders were released today.

Wild Boys, Wilderness, and Woodcraft Rangers

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Predecessors of the Boy Scouts of America, Woodcrafters still bring nature-deprived boys out into the wilderness.