Tag Archives: Boy Scouts

Quick Hit: Boy Scouts proposing to lift ban on gay scouts

TweetThis is a guest post from Tobias Rodriguez. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. Good news! Boy Scout officials have proposed to lift the ban on gay scouts at a National Scouts’ meeting the week of May 20. But here’s the [...]
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Watch Ellen’s hilarious take down of the Boy Scouts

Tweet Last week we blogged about Obama’s opposition to the Boy Scouts ban on LGBT people. The Boy Scouts of America was supposed to vote on the ban last Wednesday, but announced that it would delay their decision until May. Ellen DeGeneres was none-too-pleased with the decision to punt the issue. In this moving and funny [...]
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Obama opposes Boy Scouts gay ban, homophobes support it

TweetIn a pre-Superbowl interview President Obama came out against the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on “gays.” CBS’s Scott Pelley said, “next week the board of the Boy Scouts of America is going to vote on whether to end their national ban on gays in scouting. Should scouting be open to the gays?” And Obama’s response was [...]
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The Boy Scouts continue homophobic ban, despite uniform being popular lesbian get-up

Tweet The Boyscouts of America doesn’t want to change–despite the major political and demographic shifts in this country and overwhelming evidence that confirms LGBT people are not contagious and will make your babies gay. The 11 Scout leaders that convened for two years to deliberate over this decision announced today that they will continue their [...]
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Ohio mom ousted as Boy Scout troop leader for being gay

TweetWell, this is abhorrent: On Tuesday night protesters gathered in front of a Bridgeport church to let their local Boy Scout leaders know how they felt about a controversial decision. The controversy began just last week when a Tiger Scout leader had her membership revoked due to her sexual orientation. Jennifer Tyrrell said she was [...]
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