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The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is cozying up to National Geographic Channel in hopes that the network's new reality series, "Are You Tougher than a Boy Scout," can revive dwindling membership.
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GLAAD today joined Scouts for Equality and 20 year-old Eagle Scout Will Oliver to call on the National Geographic Channel to denounce the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.
Executives at the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are feigning ‘tight control’ of the organization, despite mounting pressure from within their own ranks to end the group’s anti-gay policies.
Yesterday, 18 year-old Ryan Andresen and his family celebrated that he was one step closer to getting his Eagle award after an official Eagle Board of Review unanimously approved Ryan's Eagle application. But Ryan's victory was short-lived, as Fenoglio, a paid employee of the BSA, reversed course and rejected the board's unanimously approved application -- an unprecedented action.
Parenting magazine named Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell among the 'Best Parents of 2012' and recognizes her work to end the Boy Scouts's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.
Scouts for Equality founder, Zach Wahls, has launched a Change.org petition calling on Verizon to stop donating to the Boy Scouts until the BSA ends its policy banning gay scouts and leaders. Companies included Intel and UPS have already dropped their financial support of the BSA because of the discriminatory policy.
Spirit Day Ambassadors Zach Wahls and Jennifer Tyrrell have both spoken out in support of Ryan Andreson, whose application for Eagle Scout was rejected by the Boy Scouts of America simply because he’s gay.
Ten staffers at a California Boy Scouts camp have resigned in a show of support for fellow staffer and Eagle Scout Tim Griffin, who was fired last week because he’s gay. Griffin had served at the camp for eight years.
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