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Boy Scouts of America Deserves Condemnation -- Not Praise

Peter McGraith | Posted 07.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter McGraith

Robert Gates is not to blame that the ban on homosexual adult leaders was not addressed years sooner, but he must answer for the current plan that seeks to devolve anti-LGBT discrimination to all of those faith-based chartered organizations that might prefer to exclude LGBT parents. This is wrong and divisive.

Boy Scouts Decision - This Isn't Victory

Lorri L. Jean | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lorri L. Jean

Was it a major victory that the Boy Scouts of America voted to set an age limit on its discrimination or was it an outrageously offensive compromise?

The 13th Point Of The Scout Law

Levi A. Miles | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Levi A. Miles

I am a Boy Scout. As a matter of fact, I'm an Eagle Scout. And yet I cannot continue to serve the organization that played a large part in shaping who I am today. Why? Because of whom I love, which apparently negates the values that were ingrained in me during my years of scouting.

Boy Scouts Resolution: Still Hurtful and Harmful

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jennifer Tyrrell

The BSA knows that its latest proposal is simply not good enough. Discrimination is never OK! The fact that the BSA has the legal right to deny LGBT people membership doesn't mean that it is morally right.

How Boy Scout Bigotry Affected My Family

Rob Watson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rob Watson

I felt violated, because the spirit of Boy Scout bigotry had descended on my home, forcing me to explain to my son that I am not as universally loved as he supposed. This is a state of affairs that my sons had been blissfully unaware of... until now.