The Merck Foundation became the latest corporate leader to speak out against the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on gay scouts and scout leaders. The Merck Foundation announced that it will suspend all funding to the BSA and will consider funding the organization again when the BSA ends the discriminatory ban.
December 10, 2012
November 12, 2012
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.
October 2, 2012
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.