Boy Scouts of America

November 12, 2012

Boy Scouts of America No Longer Eligible for Grant Funding from The UPS Foundation

The UPS Foundation today joined a growing number of corporate leaders in providing financial support to those organizations that align with the company’s non-discrimination policy. Under this policy, the Boy Scouts of America is no longer eligible for grants from the UPS Foundation because of the BSA's ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.
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October 11, 2012

Read Ohio Boy Scout Mom Jennifer Tyrrell's Letter to Local Scout Council

Ohio River Valley Council
Boy Scouts of America
Attn: Paul Tucker, President
 
Dear Mr. Tucker:

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October 11, 2012

Unprecedented Pressure on Boy Scouts to Lift Gay Ban Continues Growing; Jennifer Tyrrell, Eagle Scout Ryan speak out as Massachusetts pack denounces policy

Today, Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, who was kicked out of her son's Boy Scout troop for being gay in April of this year, called on Americans to support those Boy Scout troops who have stated that they welcome all Scouts and families, despite the discriminatory stance of the Boy Scouts of America.
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October 5, 2012

California Mom Speaks Out After Boy Scouts of America Bully Her Son

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October 2, 2012

Join Zach Wahls in Telling UPS to Stop Funding Anti-Gay Boy Scouts

Eagle Scout, author and LGBT ally Zach Wahls has launched a petition on Change.org calling for UPS to stop funding the Boy Scouts of America in light of the organization’s anti-gay policy.

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September 21, 2012

Intel will not fund Boy Scouts of America until ban on gay scouts and scout leaders ends

Less than 48 hours ago, Eagle Scout Zach Wahls, founder of Scouts for Equality, launched a campaign on Change.org supported by GLAAD and signed by more than 30,000 Americans urging Intel to pull funding from the Boy Scouts of America. Today Intel announced that it has stopped funding BSA troops that follow the discriminatory national policy.

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September 20, 2012

Tell Intel that $700,000 to Fund Anti-Gay Discrimination is Too Much

GLAAD is joining Scouts for Equality, its founder and Eagle Scout Zach Wahls, as well as thousands of Americans in a Change.org campaign urging Intel Corporation, one of the Boy Scouts of America’s largest corporate donors, to stop funding the BSA until the organization removes its ban on gay scouts and leaders.

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Local Girl Scouts Troop Supports Kentucky Dad as Boy Scouts of America Kick Him Out for Being Gay

A new petition campaign on Change.org with more than 2,000 signatures is urging the Boy Scouts' Kentucky-based Lincoln Heritage Council to reject the national organization's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and leaders, and to reinstate a local gay Boy Scouts leader.

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Video: Eagle Scout and Scouts for Equality founder Zach Wahls gives moving speech to DNC

Scouts for Equality founder Zach Wahls on Thursday gave a moving speech to the Democratic National Convention about his experience growing up with two moms.

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