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End to Boy Scouts' Ban on Gays Draws Closer

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 26
On July 10, the BSA's executive committee unanimously approved a resolution that would allow openly gay adults to serve as Scout leaders and parent volunteers. The resolution must still be ratified by the National Executive Board.

Anti-Gay Activist Condemns Servicemen, Boy Scouts

PRIDE | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 2
Linda Harvey, hate-monger, author and champion of archaic hairstyling choices, took to her radio show Wednesday to condemn military service members and Boy Scouts who marched in Sunday’s Gay Pride March in New York City.

Boy Scouts to Lead NYC Pride March

PRIDE | By EDGE | Jun 24
A group of local area Boy Scouts will be defying the BSA Scout Oath and Scout Law this Sunday when they wear their uniforms as part of the Color Guard at the 44th Annual Gay Pride March down Fifth Avenue in New York City.

Eric Holder Criticizes Boy Scouts Over Anti-Gay Policy

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 11
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called out officials from the Boy Scouts of America Tuesday over the organization’s anti-gay policy that bans out scoutmasters.

Boy Scouts See Increase in Membership in Utah

Membership in the Boy Scouts of America is up in Utah since its ranks were opened to gay youths a year ago.

Boy Scouts Formally Confirms Gates as President

NATIONAL | By Nomaan Merchant | May 23
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates was confirmed Thursday as the Boy Scouts of America’s new president, taking over one of the nation’s largest youth organizations as it fights a membership decline and debates its policy toward gays.

Boy Scouts to Formally Confirm New President

The Boy Scouts of America is expected to formally confirm former Defense Secretary Robert Gates as its new president.

Gay Teen Speaks Out On Boy Scouts’ Decision to Not Rehire Him

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 29
A gay teen from Arizona is calling foul after the Boy Scouts of America officials said they won’t rehire him this summer after working at the organization’s summer camp last year.

Boy Scouts Ban Church That Let Gay Man Lead Troop

NATIONAL | By Phuong Le | Apr 21
The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership.

Seattle Mayor, Council Back Ousted Gay Scoutmaster

The mayor and Seattle City Council have expressed their support for a Boy Scout troop leader who was dismissed last month because he is gay.

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