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Boy Scouts Gay Policy

Know Thine Enemy: The Worst Anti-LGBT Moments Of The Week July 16 -- 22

Posted 07.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Every weekend we bring you a round up of either the best LGBT moments from the week before -- our Something To Celebrate series -- or, as you'll see b...

Boy Scout Booted From Summer Camp For Being Gay

Posted 07.17.2012 | Gay Voices

A 19-year-old Boy Scout has been axed from his position as a summer camp counselor after revealing that he is gay. The Daily News reports that Eri...

It’s Time For The Boy Scouts Of America To Respect All Mothers

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Jennifer Tyrrell

Last month, the Boy Scouts of America notified me that I would no longer be allowed to serve as leader of my son's Scouts troop, because I'm gay and pose a "distraction" to the Scouts' core values. This Mother's Day, I have a message for the Boy Scouts: I am a mother, not a distraction.

James Beard Foundation President Returns Award To Boy Scouts

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

It takes a person of great integrity to make a decision like that. Thank you, Susan Ungaro, for standing up to bigotry.

Why The Boy Scouts' Expulsion of Jennifer Tyrrell, A Lesbian Den Mother, Hits Close To Home For Me

Zach Wahls | Posted 06.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Zach Wahls

My moms, too, are lesbian parents, and as an Eagle Scout (the highest rank the BSA has to offer) I am acutely aware of the effects this policy has on families like mine. The fact that my moms were lesbians was controversial in this conservative, central Wisconsin town of 20,000.

Is James Beard Rolling In His Grave Over Foundation President's Award From Anti-Gay Boy Scouts?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

How could the president of an organization bearing the name of a man who experienced anti-gay bigotry accept an award from an organization that promotes anti-gay bigotry? I put the question to Susan Ungaro through her PR rep.