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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Totally no cool! Sign the petition supporting Ryan, who did all the work to earn his Eagle Scout badge, but was refused it when his Scoutmaster learned he was gay. Ryan needs your help. Sign petition HERE Ryan joined the Boy Scouts when he was just six years old, and since then, he’s dreamed of earning […]
GLAAD has produced this new infographic continuing to challenge the Boy Scouts of America for its anti-gay policy.
“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 […]
Don’t be distracted by his sexiness and deep macho voice because he has a lot of smart things to say! Accidental Bear is a big fan of this Youtube user KindaGayBlog. Check out all his goodies. Here we have an informative rundown of Boy Scouts and their policies.
Sometimes I wonder why we all put so much emphasis on the Boy Scouts, as if putting them on a damn pedestal. It’s great that the Boy Scouts of America may become more accepting to amazing little gay boys. But it almost seems like in a twisted way, like begging the bully or ‘cool’ kid at school to be […]
“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 […]