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Girl Scouts of America to March in Trump’s Inaugural Parade, Inspiring Very Mixed Feelings

yesterdayHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced the lineup for Friday's inaugural parade. Many organizations you'd expect to be marching will be: military organizations, college and high school marching bands, and the Boy Scouts of America. One surprise participant? The Girl Scouts of America.

This Is What Boy Scouts' Intolerance To Transgender People Is Doing

It seems that with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), it's two steps forward and a dozen back when it comes to acceptance. First there was the long debate over whether or not the Boy Scouts should allow gay scoutmasters?—?an issue that was only resolved after immense public pressure to overturn this archaic policy in July of 2015. Show More Summary

-Boy Scouts: Facing a ‘Transgender’ Controversy?

Boy Scouts of America are now in the middle of a ‘transgender’ controversy. A Cub Scout pack rejected a transgender girl and the story has gone viral. From Todd Starnes of Fox News: The Cub Scouts are facing a transgender controversy after an eight-year-old born a girl who identifies as a boy was asked to […]

Good for the Cub Scout troop that wants 8-year-old Joe Maldonado

I can’t claim to know much about scouting; I was a Brownie dropout. But last year, I was talking with a Girl Scout leader about Boy Scouts of America vs. [James] Dale, the NJ case that had a seismic impact on the Scouts...Read more

Family of 8-year-old says he was kicked out of Cubs Scout for being transgender.

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

The Boy Scouts of America claims that members of all sexual orientations are welcome in their organization, but that welcome apparently doesn't extend to people who are identify as a gender different from the one on their birth certificates. Show More Summary

8-Year-Old Boy Kicked Out Of Cub Scouts Because He's Transgender!

One step forward, two steps back. As you may be aware, it's been over three years since the Boy Scouts of America finally started allowing openly gay children in their group — and about a year and a half since they extended that invitation to adult Den Leaders as well. Unfortunately, it still looks like we're years [...]

Boy Scouts Ban Trans Boy From Cub Scouts [VIDEO]

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

CBS News reports: The Boy Scouts of America is facing tough questions after banning a child over his gender identity. Joe Maldonado, 8, who was born a girl and now identifies as a boy, was removed from his New Jersey Cub Scout troop....Show More Summary

Cub Scouts ban 8-year-old transgendered boy after parents complain

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Cub Scouts Kick Out Transgender Boy Just as the Boy Scouts of America appeared to be emerging from controversy surrounding its acceptance of gay scouts and scout leaders, the rejection of a transgender boy from a New Jersey Cub Scout troop could once again thrust its LGBT policies back into the...

New Jersey Boy Kicked Out of Cub Scouts for Being Transgender

An 8-year-old from Secaucus, New Jersey has been banned from the Cub Scouts for being is transgender. Currently, the Boy Scouts of America’s policy is to only accept children whose sex is categorized as male on their birth certificate...Show More Summary

Confirmation won’t be Tillerson’s toughest fight. He pushed Boy Scouts to accept gays.

The Boy Scouts of America is not a progressive group, and implementing change is tough. The massive youth organization, based in Irving, Texas, is a highly decentralized mass of thousands … Click to Continue »

CV LOOP: Kasich signs one pro-life bill and vetoes the other

TRANSITION 2017 // Secretary of State-nominee Rex Tillerson is getting criticism from social conservatives because he helped convince the Boy Scouts of America to admit gay youths while serving as the organization’s president from 2010 to 2012. Show More Summary

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Order a copy today of ?Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter? by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Each week my son and I don our Boy Scouts of America uniforms and head to a meeting. Shirt, pants and hat come out of the closet and join us for a week of adventures, be it a lesson during … Continued Post written by David Caolo

Tillerson’s Assault on Scouting

Rex Tillerson was the major figure behind the decision to allow gays into the Boy Scouts of America.

Boy Scouts Get a Computer Badge!

  Computers Boy Scouts of America 1968 Submitter: I removed this book from the shelves of my public library when I did a massive overhaul of the collection last year, soon after I was hired.  I saved a few of the most outdated and/or offensive titles under my desk.  This is one of them.  At […]

11 Filibusterous Facts About 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington'

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The Boy Scouts of America wanted not part of the film. Neither did American politicians.

A Twelve Million Dollar Sex Abuse Verdict Against Boys Scouts of America Has Been Overturned

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The Irving, Texas, branch of the Boy Scouts of America was sued in 2012 by a plaintiff identified as John Doe. The suit alleged that an older Scout had assaulted him three times while he was in Troop 137 in New Fairfield in the mid-1970s, beginning at the age of 11. Show More Summary

Boy Scouts of America Partners with SASP

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has partnered with the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SAS) to help promote competitive pistol shooting within the organization. This post Boy Scouts of America Partners with SASP appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

The Boy Scouts' Half Measure on Gay Scouts and Leaders is Absurd.

Today the Boy Scouts of America released a long-awaited decision on whether it will continue its ban on LGBT scouts and adults. The announcement: The Boy Scouts will continue to ban LGBT adults from volunteering, but allow openly gay kids to be scouts.  Clearly, the logic of this resolution is ludicrous.

A Year After Ending the Ban on Gay Leaders, the Boy Scouts Are Doing Just Fine

It was nearly a year ago when the Boy Scouts of America finally ended its irrational ban on gay scout leaders. With that decision, discrimination against gay members in the organization was officially over. A year later, despite backlash from many religious conservatives, the Boy Scouts are doing just fine.

Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults

6 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group’s leaders, under intense pressure, voted to end a long-standing blanket ban on participation by openly gay adults. Several of the biggest sponsors of Scout units, including the Roman Catholic, Mormon and Southern Baptist churches, were openly dismayed, raising the prospect of mass defections.

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