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IT WAS disappointing Wednesday when the executive board of the Boy Scouts of America delayed a decision to let local troops make their own decisions on whether to allow openly gay participants.
Ross Murray, Director of Religion, Faith and Values at GLAAD said that churches and the general public must, no matt
How can I be true to my nephew and also obedient to the law prohibiting me from participating in Boy Scouts? How can my nephew be loyal to his gay uncle if he is also obedient to the exclusionary Scouting rule?
The Boy Scouts of America was expected to consider a very major change in their policy towards gays.
Today is National Gay-Straight Alliance Day, an opportunity to celebrate the work that GSAs are doing in middle schools, high schools, and on university campuses across the country to create safe learning environments for LGBT students.
Despite a shared affection for Scouting, the Tessier family in Maryland and the Comers in Tennessee hope for opposite outcomes this week as leaders of the Boy Scouts of America ponder whether to move away from a national no-gays membership policy.
Last spring when President Barack Obama announced his “evolving” support for marriage equality, many conservative groups were confident it would woo black voters to their side and ultimately deliver a death-blow to the president’s reelection bid.
A majority of American voters want the Boy Scouts to lift its ban against gay members and leaders, a new Quinnipiac poll finds. The Boy Scouts of America announced last week that it was considering changing its policy of banning gay scouts and troop leaders.