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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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Boy Scouts Executive Committee Unanimously Votes To End Gay Leadership Ban

  Above: Scout leader Jesse Pacem, left, directs Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts as they prepare to lead marchers at the 41st annual Pride Parade Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Seattle. Elaine Thompson / AP Another step forward foe equal rights for all. Buzzfeed reports: WASHINGTON — A key leadership panel of the Boy Scouts of […]

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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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Bill Gates: Boy Scouts Should Stop Discriminating ‘Because It’s 2013′

Smart, filthy rich white dude! Did I say filthy rich yet? During an interview with Mike Allen for Politico’s Playbook Cocktails, billionaire Bill Gates described some of the things he learned as a Boy Scout, then made it clear that the organization should lift the ban on gay Scouts and leaders. He didn’t feel the need to […]

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Jon Stewart’s “Gaywatch – Unprecedented Penetration Edition”: Boy Scouts and the NFL Video

  More Jon Stewart brilliance! Jon just may be our funniest, SMARTEST ally to our LGBTQcommunity hands down. The Boy Scouts of America enact a measure to allow gay men into the neckerchief-based organization, and a former NFL player assaults his ex-boyfriend. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire […]

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Jon Stewart Says “Eat Mor Cok” & Pokes Boy Scouts and Chick-Fil-A for Being ‘Holdouts’ Against Equality

“Eat Mor Cok” says Jon Stewart. We say, “We eat as much “cok” as humanly possible.” Last night, Jon Stewart dedicated an entire segment of The Daily Show to two groups who have been attacking the LGBT community over the past week: the Boy Scouts of America and Chick-fil-A. Stewart said, “I don’t want to minimize the concerns of the […]

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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 […]