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Boy Scouts’ Ban on Gay Adults Lifted | It’s Official Effective Immediately

  On Monday, July 27, the National Executive Board ratified a resolution that removes the national restriction on openly gay adult leaders and employees. Of those present and voting, 79 percent voted in favor of the resolution. The resolution was recommended for ratification by the Executive Committee earlier this month. The resolution is effective immediately. Chartered […]

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Gay Filmmakers and Boy Scouts Create Art: Video

todd bieber writes: I’m a filmmaker and an Eagle Scout. Recently, while serving as merit badge counselor of Cinematography Merit Badge, I invited several gay filmmakers to help teach some Boy Scouts about making movies.  Featuring Chris Kelly (Saturday Night Live), Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story, True Blood), Will Graham (Onion News Network), Matthew Kirsch (Late […]

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Scouts Get Prepared for More Gay Recruits

“It’s OK to be gay and a Scout!” BE PREPARED – for equality. In a landmark decision, the Scouts are looking to welcome more gay recruits and leaders. Britain’s best-known youth organisation is keen to dispel the myth that homosexuals cannot join the organisation and as part of this it has produced a document entitled […]