BSA Archive

Boy Scout Resolution ~ Still Hurtful and Harmful

On May 22 – 24, the Boy Scouts of America’s National Council will vote on a resolution that will allow gay youth to participate in the organization, but will maintain its ban on gay parents like me. I’m urging the Boy Scouts to consider a different resolution, like the one submitted by the Los Angeles
Category: Other

Boy Scouts Proposal Will Uphold Discrimination Against LGBTQ Parents & Adults

The Boy Scouts of America are a real piece of work. While all eyes in America are glued to the largest manhunt in recent history to protect our nation from further acts of terror – they decide to slip out the fact that they are going to “let” LGBTQ boys remain in the Scouts, but
Category: Activism

Jen Tyrrell Talks Boy Scouts Survey on HuffPost Live

Our friend and contributing blogger Jennifer Tyrrell joined HuffPost Live this week to discuss the decision of the Boy Scouts to survey their members about lifting the ban on LGBTQ scouts and leaders. She’s concerned that the questions are leading and also makes a very good point that the survey response are tied to people’s
Category: Activism

Eagle Scout Urges Carly Rae Jepsen to Denounce Ban on LGBTQ Youth

This is a little odd – the Boy Scouts have hired Carly Rae Jepsen and Train to headline their annual  Scout Jamboree. Both Jepsen and the members of Train have spoken out in favor of LGBTQ equality. Jepsen’s video for “Call Me Maybe” has a gay twist at the end. ??? However, it does present
Category: Activism

Letter to the Editor: Gays Fit to Lead

Another neighbor weighs in on the issue of equality in the Boy Scouts of America. My three sons and I have been actively involved in Boy Scouting for over 12 years. My eldest son is an Eagle Scout. Scouting has been an incredible experience for my sons, helping them to develop unparalleled leadership skills, a
Category: Culture

Scouting For Equality

Now is the time!! The BSA is in danger of becoming obsolete. In this ever changing society, scouting is becoming less and less relevant. WE WANT TO HELP! We love scouting and think ALL should be able to enjoy its rewards. How can I help? That is the most asked question I get. So, if you
Category: Activism

CALL TO ACTION!! Help Bring Equality to the BSA!!!

You may have heard the exciting news that the Boy Scouts of America is considering lifting the National LGBT ban!! Finally! Well where there is equality, there are hate groups. They are spewing their hate all over the BSA! But, you can help! The BSA has set up a hotline to hear ALL opinions on
Category: Other

Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout??

While the Boy Scout discrimination never ceases to amaze me, it seems they have a new partner is bigotry. The National Geographic Channel. The channel will air a new reality show called, you guessed it, “Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout?”. Nat Geo reps say the cable network is an equal-opportunity employer and that
Category: Activism