Jen Asks YOU to Change Your Facebook/Twitter Profiles to Support LGBTQ Equality in Scouting

Jen and her son Cruz are in Texas this week, working very hard for today’s vote to lift (partially) the BSA ban on LGBTQ scouts and leaders.  She asked me to ASK you to support them by changing your profile pictures. Visit the GLAAD website for all the details. Jen missed her daughter’s 8th grade […]

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 […]

Let’s Get Jen Tyrrell on the Ellen DeGeneres Show

My friend and blog team member Jen Tyrrell would be a perfect guest on the Ellen DeGeneres show. Jen is a trailblazing pioneer in the Boy Scouts of America. Jen is a mom (like Betty DeGeneres) who wants a better world for her kids. Jen and her family have a “thing” called kitchen dancing. Seriously. So […]

Jen Tyrrell, Other Advocates To Deliver 1.4 Million Signatures to Boy Scouts HQ

Jen is in Dallas today and heading to New York this week to volunteer her time to push for the change to the Boy Scouts policy. She’s sending dispatches for us to post. Update: Had a great meeting last night with some of the key players in this movement! Greg Bourke (Den Leader, Ousted because […]

Don’t Put the Cart Before the Horse Just Yet

Two huge national stories are almost sort of kind of breaking. Chick-fil-A has promised not to fund hate with their corporate profit. The Boy Scouts might stop requiring discrimination based on sexual orientation – it will be optional.  I am not being a smartass. I’m being deliberately skeptical because both of these organizations have stepped […]