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Boy Scouts offer mining merit badge

The Boy Scouts of America is now offering a merit badge for Mining in Society. The Scouts had an informational table at the SME Arizona Conference here in Tucson earlier this month that was drawing a lot of attention. Details on the requirements to earn the badge are posted at http://www.scouting.org/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-MINE.aspx.

LGBT Advocates Cry Foul After Texas Leases 222 Acres To Anti-Gay Boy Scouts Of America For Nominal Fee

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

LGBT advocates in El Paso are objecting to the state of Texas' decision to lease a large tract of land to the Boy Scouts of America for a nominal amount. The Texas Transportation Commission approved a 25-year lease Thursday for...

Kate Middleton makes a surprise visit to the scouts - wearing a hoodie!

The Duchess of Cambridge was dressed down this evening as she made a surprise visit to a group of children who thought they were just having their weekly Scouts meeting. A program similar to the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America,...Show More Summary

ISIS reportedly recruits children through 'Cub camps'

The Islamic State is reportedly grooming children to join its militant group through "Cub camps" aimed at those under 16 years old In a move that seems to take a page from the Boy Scouts of America, children are trained in the campsShow More Summary

Boy Scouts Rescind Employment Offer To Openly Lesbian Woman

The Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America had offered 29-year old Yasmine Cassini a position as director of their new adventure center. The post Boy Scouts Rescind Employment Offer To Openly Lesbian Woman appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Colorado Woman Says Boy Scouts Refused to Hire Her Because She's Gay: VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A Colorado woman is claiming that the Boy Scouts of America offered her a job only to rescind the offer after finding out she's gay, Denver's FOX 11 reports. After being offered the position of Director of the New Adventure...

Survival Tips You Must Know In Case Of Disasters

We’ve touched on disasters and how to survive them. In fact, we’ve even showed you what to have in a basic (for short emergencies) complete survival kit. The first is from the Boy Scouts of America — this graphic depicts forty basic knots and how to tie them. Show More Summary

After Boy Scouts Split Over Openly Gay Youth, Christian Alternative Trail Life USA Draws More Than 14K Members in Less Than a Year

Trail Life USA, a new "unapologetically Christian" alternative to the Boy Scouts of America, has attracted more than 14,000 members since it launched in January, and about half are former Boy Scouts who left the organization after it lifted its ban on openly gay youth last year.

FRC writer: We need 'proper ammunition' to reshape anti-LGBT culture

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Citing the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow openly gay youth without a court forcing them to do so as well as the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade's just announced agreement to allow one LGBT group to...

Alternative Scouting Group Takes Off

In January, Trail Life USA was launched as a biblically based scouting alternative to the Boy Scouts. After the Boys Scouts of America voted to allow openly gay members, a group of men, led by John Stemberger, came up with Trail Life USA. John is the president of the Florida Family Policy Council, which is […]

Wife of Texas Anti-Gay Scumbag Left Him to Be With Her Girlfriend

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Jonathan Saenz, an evil man known for stuff like claiming same-sex marriage leads to polygamy and "standing strong" with the Boy Scouts of America against admitting gay people, divorced his wife in 2011. She left him, it turns out, because she was in love with a woman. Read more...

George Takei Provides Last Minute Funding For Indie Boy Scout Series: VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Camp Abercorn, the crowdfunded web series focusing on the culture associated with being a part of the Boy Scouts of America, has met its fundraising goal thanks to a last minute donation from none other than George Takei late last.....

Should an Atheist Eagle Scout Feel Bad if He Had to Lie to Get the Honor?

Joseph, a young man who vlogs as Analytical Atheist, recently became an Eagle Scout -- no small feat, regardless of what you think about the Boy Scouts of America.But should he feel guilty that he had to lie about his "reverence" in order to obtain the honor?That's what he asks in this video:

Op-ed: BSA, Why Make Us Eagles Just to Clip Our Wings?

In refusing to let them become leaders, the Boy Scouts of America are preventing gay fathers from guiding and sharing in important life moments with their sons. read more

BREAKING: “Gay Men Aren’t Pedophiles” Says Boy Scouts’ National Commissioner

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The Boy Scouts of America seem to progress about a quarter century behind the rest of the country. That would put them today in the social equivalent of 1989. In 1989, gay people were tolerated, which is a far cry from accepted. Of course in the actual 1989, the Scouts were operating at a 1964 level; aka, don’t even […]

?Boy Scouts: Gays Aren't Pedophiles, But We Still Won't Let Them Lead

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

On January 1 of this year, the Boy Scouts of America opened its doors to openly gay scouts. But, it still bars gay adult leaders. We talked about this issue with the organization's National Commissioner and asked him if Scouting considers gays pedophiles. Read more...

?Boy Scouts: Gays Aren't Pedophiles, But We Still Won't Let Them Lead

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On January 1 of this year, the Boy Scouts of America opened its doors to openly gay scouts. But, it still bars gay adult leaders. We talked about this issue with the organization's National Commissioner and asked him if Scouting considers gays pedophiles. Read more...

Scoutin’ with Sasquatch

Watch the latest “Scoutin’ with Sasquatch” video from The Boy Scouts of America and Jack Link's Jerky!

Reader Poll: Has Leave No Trace Failed?

5 months agoFitness / Hiking : Section Hiker

Click for Video of the Crying Indian: Keep America Beautiful I hate to say it, but I have a nagging feeling that the entire Leave No Trace movement is dead. DOA. No one except the Boy Scouts of America seems to teach it anymore and the only mention you ever see of Leave Not Trace […]            

Why Index-Beating Funds Loaded Up On Banks

By YCharts: More than five years into the recovery and all is clearly not forgiven between the major U.S. banks and investors. Even Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), the reputational Boy Scout compared to Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), JPMorgan Chase...Show More Summary

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