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I Am A Gay Scoutmaster, And I Can Finally Be Myself

Ryan Scott | Posted 07.28.2016 | Religion
Ryan Scott

I am an Eagle Scout, and I am the Scoutmaster of Troop 179 in Springfield, OR, and I happen to be gay. For the first time in my 18 years in scouting, I can truly be myself.

Government To Use Teen's High School Project

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green

A California teenager's innovative Eagle Scout project is being used to protect wildlife and improve airport safety after catching the attention of th...

Rick Perry Blasts Madonna's Protest Against Boy Scouts' No Gay Policy

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) is upset with Madonna for her recent protest against the Boy Scouts' ban on gay members and leaders, calling her comment...

Boy Scouts Of America Show Lack Of Leadership

Kelsey Timmerman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsey Timmerman

When I called Boy Scouts of America, an organization that prides itself on molding leaders, to have a conversation about their anti-gay policies, I got hung up on. That's not leadership.

Ron Dicker

Dad Forms Pro-Gay Scout Troop | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.10.2013 | New York

Just as the Boy Scouts of America motto preaches, Brooklyn, N.Y., dad Todd Schweikert likes to "be prepared." And he was prepared to actively disag...

WATCH: Florida Doctor Gives His Eagle Scout Badge To Gay Teen

Sarah Medina | Posted 10.11.2012 | Good News

Earlier this month, Ryan Andresen, a California teen, was denied his Eagle Scout badge because of his sexuality. When Dr. Andy Zerbinopoulos, a de...

An Eagle Scout No More: Why I'm Sending My Badge Back to Boy Scouts of America

Kelsey Timmerman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsey Timmerman

I was proud to be an Eagle Scout, but now I'm turning in my Eagle Scout badge. Seriously. I'm mailing it to the Boys Scouts of America with this post and I encourage other Eagle scouts to do the same.