Boy Scouts of America surveying its pack leaders about gay ban

The blog Towleroad has obtained and posted screenshots of an online survey sent by the Boy Scouts of America to its pack leaders, asking them where they stand on the BSA's discriminatory ban on participation by gay people. 

Towleroad has the full set of screenshots here.

Many of the questions certainly seem designed to push respondents to want to keep the ban, like this one:

Bob is 15 years old, and the only openly gay Scout in a Boy Scout troop. Is it acceptable or unacceptable for the troop leader to allow Bob to tent with a heterosexual boy on an overnight camping trip?

But others seem more neutral, or could even be read as supportive of LGBT inclusion, like this one, which is obviously about Jen Tyrrell.

Johnny, a first grade boy, has joined Tiger Cubs with his friends. Johnny's friends and their parents unanimously nominate Johnny's mom, who is known by them to be lesbian, to be the den leader. Johnny's pack is chartered to a church where the doctrine of that faith does not teach that homosexuality is wrong. Is it acceptable or unacceptable for his mother to serve as a den leader for his Cub Scout den?
To read more about our work with Jen, Zach Wahls, Will Oliver, Greg Bourke, and so many others who are standing up for inclusion - and to add your own voice to the millions who want the BSA to lift the ban - go to glaad.org/scouts
 
 

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