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.
Rejected Boy Scout Ryan Andreson to go purple with #SpiritDay Ambassadors Zach Wahls and Jennifer Tyrrell
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.
TV icon and former Boy Scout George Takei writes about the Boy Scouts' discriminatory policies on his blog.
Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell delivered more than 300,000 petition signatures to the Boy Scouts’ headquarters on Wednesday, calling for the Boy Scouts of America to end its ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.
As Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell prepares to deliver more than 300,000 signatures calling for change from the Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday, let's take a look back at the Scouts' long history of discrimination.