If found out, his bosses would instantly remove from his job. That's where we still are with the Boy Scouts of America, and that's where we will remain unless there is a policy change. Gay boys and gay adults are...
Hundreds of scouts and their leaders will descend on a vacation resort north of Dallas this week to, among other things, take a vote on this new statement: “No youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the basisShow More Summary
I am a full-time paid professional employee of the Boy Scouts of America. I am also gay. I spend 14-hour days and 80-hour workweeks promoting the Scouting program and providing the best possible services to building and retaining membership. Show More Summary
Later this month, high-ranking officials from the Boy Scouts of America’s National Council will meet in Dallas to discuss a possible lift on the ancient organizational policy banning openly gay members from serving. Since the Boy Scouts ban on homosexuals became a topic of national discussion, the organization has allowed openly gay children to become [...]
This week, the Boy Scouts of America National Council will finally vote on whether to amend its policy to allow gay Scouts, though it would still prohibit gay Scout leaders. Conservatives continue to eagerly argue that maintaining the complete ban on homosexuality is important for “protecting” Scouts as well as the religious faith of the [...]
In response to widespread calls for dropping their ban on open participation of gays in Scouting, Boy Scouts of America has presented its leadership with an ugly decision.
Delegates from the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America will gather next week in Grapevine, Texas to vote on whether they will change their membership policy that has been against “open and avowed” homosexuality regarding youth members of the Boy Scouts. Show More Summary
Tom Krattenmaker, author of The Evangelicals You Don't Know, has written a column for USA Today in which he brings up the other question we're all asking about the Boy Scouts of America: [Click headline for more…]
Ralph Reed, the founder of Century Strategies and the high-profile Faith and Freedom Coalition, has come under fire for facilitating discussions between the Boy Scouts of America and some evangelical leaders over the organization's proposal to allow homosexual members.
As delegates of Boy Scouts of America prepare to cast their votes on a controversial amendment to their membership standards on homosexuality, legal experts warned them on Tuesday against being "snookered and bamboozled" into accepting it.
Later this month, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will decide the most controversial issue in its 103 year history—namely, whether or not every chartered Boy Scout unit will be required to foster open homosexuality in their units by accepting "openly homosexual" boys.
Over the past year, alternative options to the Boy Scouts of America have spread across the U.S. like wildfire. From Portland, Oregon’s 55th Cascadia Scouts, clad in homemade kerchiefs (and named after the kitschy camp troop in the Wes...Show More Summary
Last summer, Ernst & Young CEO James Turley became one of the first members of the Boy Scouts of America national board to speak out against the organization’s policy banning gay Scouts. Now that the Scouts are preparing to consider allowing gay Scouts (but not leaders), Turley has doubled down on his position, adding that [...]
For some reason, the Kingsport Times-News (Tennessee) -- the newspaper that recently published an editorial supporting the Boy Scouts of America's separate-but-equal theory of dealing with gay people -- published another appalling article. This...Show More Summary
Scouts for Equality, the Boy Scout alumni association working to end the Boy Scouts of America’s national policy of mandatory discrimination against LGBT Scouts and leaders, held a national day of action Friday. The dozens of events at Scout councils across the country encouraged the national representatives from each to back a proposed rule change [...]
ABC and the Washington Post are happy to join the war on the Boy Scouts, pushing every church in America that sponsors a Scout troop to alter their Bibles for the gay agenda. The Post headline on Saturday was "Poll: Most Americans support lifting ban on gay Boy Scouts." The pollsters... -
The Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America has lost a long-time supporter because of its national organization's ban on gay youth and leaders. The God Bless America Fund, which controls the royalties of its famous namesakeShow More Summary
A panel of experts with conservative values is set to discuss their views of the risks involved with a proposed change in the Boy Scouts of America that would allow gay youths to join local troops while continuing to exclude gay leaders. The discussion will be hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., and is scheduled for this coming Tuesday.
Bill Moser has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America since 1961, but resigned his position on the Middle Tennessee Council Wednesday, saying forcing gay Scouts to resign or lie about who they are is wrong. read more