BSA

April 26, 2013

Mormon Church Endorses Scouts Plans to Include Gay Youth but not Adults

The LDS Church announced on Thursday that it would officially endorse The Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) recent proposal to change their anti-gay policies and allow gay youth members, but not adults, to join the organization.

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April 25, 2013

Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, GLAAD and 60,000 others urge Boy Scouts to drop ban on gay Scouts and parents

Jennifer Tyrrell, together with GLAAD and Scouts For Equality, today launched a new petition to urge the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to completely lift its anti-gay ban on both youth members and adult employees and volunteers.
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April 23, 2013

LA Boy Scouts support adult gay members

The Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) proposal to appease critics of its longstanding anti-gay ban, admitting gay youth but not gay adults, is a bad solution says David Meshulam, president of the Los Angeles Area Council for the BSA.

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April 22, 2013

Zach Wahls appears on CNN to debate against Boy Scouts anti-gay policies

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April 19, 2013

Boy Scouts of America moves to maintain ban on gay and lesbian parents and adults

Today, the BSA released proposed language for a revised Membership Standards Resolution, which, if approved, would open Scouting to openly gay youth but would maintain the organization's ban on participation by gay and lesbian mothers, fathers and adutls.

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April 16, 2013

Ousted gay Boy Scout leader to deliver 64,000 petition signatures to United Way

Kentucky father Greg Bourke, who was forced out of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for being gay, plans to deliver more than 64,000 Change.org petition signatures to the United Way urging the organization to withhold financial support from the Scouts.
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April 17, 2013

Gay-inclusive Scouting alternative doubles membership

Navigators USA, a non-discriminatory scouting group, has doubled its size in the last year despite heavily shrinking numbers in the Boy Scouts of America.
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BSA Ban doesn't just prevent LGBT scouts and leaders but sponsors as well

The BSA has denied the application for a boy scout troop that would have had all straight members but been sponsored by the Utah Pride Center.

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America Tunes Out 'Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout?'

Tonight National Geographic Channel's Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout? airs back-to-back episodes ending in the season finale. The series' low ratings prove that America will not tune in to the Boy Scouts anti-gay discrimination and is ready to see a change from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

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March 27, 2013

Madonna Continues to Speak Out on Behalf of the Community, Showing Support for Marriage Equality

Madonna showed her support for gay and lesbian couples as the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments on two cases about marriage equality.
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