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Yes, the Boy Scouts' Decision Is a Victory

John Becker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Becker

I thought it would be self-evident that the end of a 103-year-old ban on gay youth in a group that's a cultural touchstone of American life is something to applaud, affirm and even celebrate. Judging by the reaction from some members of the LGBT community, though, it appears I was wrong.

Scout's Honor: An Eagle Scout And His Father Offer Their Perspective On BSA's Anti-Gay Policy

Randy Neece | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Randy Neece

The Boy Scouts of America have denied 17-year-old Ryan Andresen his Eagle pin because he came out as gay. My nephew Matt received his Eagle pin about 10 years ago, and his father Jeff, my brother-in-law, was a troop leader. I was curious about where Matt and Jeff stood on the issue.