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Girl Scouts of America

How To Fight With A Cookie Monster

Steven Petrow | Posted 04.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

As soon as I heard these off-the-wall charges that the Girl Scouts "are a tactical arm of Planned Parenthood" with First Lady Michelle Obama as their sergeant-in-arms, I went right out to stock up on Thin Mints, Samoas, and Do-si-dos.

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Cookie Monster

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Bob Morris (R-84th) wants to block Indiana from passing a resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts. The Girl Scouts. T-h-e G-i-r-l S-c-o-u-t-s.

Mother, Girl Scout Leader, Removed For Alternative, Gothic, Website

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.19.2012 | Parents

Stacy Hintz, a 28-year-old mother from West Bend, Wis., has been removed from her volunteer position as a Girl Scout troop leader because of her conne...

Tara Kelly

Renegade Girl Scouts Recognized For Saving Orangutans | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.09.2012 | Green

A pair of renegade girl scouts accepted a prestigious U.N. award in New York Thursday for their work bringing attention to the threat palm oil product...

How This Grown Woman Became an 'Honorary' Girl Scout

Monica Medina | Posted 04.02.2012 | Women
Monica Medina

Though I never did become a Girl Scout, I was thrilled when my daughter did.

Fight Anti-Trans Girl Scouts Cookie Boycott By Donating Directly To Trans Girl's Troop

Posted 01.30.2012 | Gay Voices

Controversy erupted in October when Bobby Montoya, a 7-year-old transgender girl, joined a local Colorado Girl Scout Troop. While many lauded the G...

Star Of TLC's '19 Kids And Counting' Sounds Off On Trans Girl Scout Controversy

Posted 01.22.2012 | Gay Voices

Jim Bob Duggar, star of TLC's hit reality TV show "19 Kids And Counting," is sounding off on the Girl Scouts' transgender controversy. A boycott o...

Honest and Fair, Friendly and Helpful, Considerate and Caring, Courageous and Strong

Jody Huckaby | Posted 03.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Jody Huckaby

In the face of ignorance and resignation threats from troop leaders across the country, the Girls Scouts of Denver held firm in their decision to allow Bobby Montoya, a transgender girl, to join. PFLAG National applauds and supports them.

WATCH: Transgender Former Girl Scout Decries Cookie Boycott Plea

Posted 01.12.2012 | Gay Voices

A California-based Girl Scout's planned cookie sale boycott following her organization's decision to accept transgender youth into its troops has spar...

Good Parents Don't Let Kids Make Bigoted Videos

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

I would bet the annual Thin Mint profits on the fact that this sanctimonious Girl Scout did not make her video calling for a boycott without her parents' encouragement. Which means they thought it was wise to allow her to make herself a target for all the predictable backlash.

WATCH: Teen Girl Scout Launches Cookie Boycott Over Organization's Transgender Policy

Posted 01.13.2012 | Gay Voices

A California-based teen is hoping to spearhead a national boycott of Girl Scout cookies after the organization's controversial decision to admit a 7-y...

Girl Scouts' Planned Inclusion Of Transgender Child Prompts Troops' Disbandment

Posted 12.21.2011 | Gay Voices

A Colorado-based Girl Scouts troop's decision to admit a 7-year-old transgender child this fall has prompted three leaders to resign and dissolve thei...

Girl Scouts Teach Girls To Get Real About Money

DailyFinance | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

Most of us understand intuitively that the Girl Scouts of America aren't just about selling cookies. What you might not know is that the green-sashed ...

Who's Been In The Girl Scouts Cookie Jar?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

Former finance director of the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, Yaasmin Hooey, has been charged with stealing $310,000 from the nonprofit organ...

Curtis M. Wong

HuffPost Greatest Person Of The Day: Sandi Amorello Launches Women's Empowerment Web Forum | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.11.2011 | Impact

According to Sandi Amorello, it all started -- oddly enough -- with some Rice Krispies treats. In 1971, a pre-adolescent Amorello was hard at work ...

Girl Scouts Continue Campaign For Palm Oil-Free Cookies

Posted 07.23.2011 | Home

It's been a rough couple of months for the much beloved Girl Scout cookie. Girl Scouts and high school sophomores Rhiannon Tomtishen and Madison Vorva...

Some Girl Scouts Sit Out Cookie Sales In Protest

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota Girl Scout council's decision to sell some of its camps has so upset one Scout that she and others in her troop plan t...

On Boy Scouts Question, CA Chooses Equality

Geoff Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoff Kors

Our youth, regardless of their sexual orientation, need to see positive images of LGBT people. They need to learn that LGBT people deserve, just like anyone else, to live lives free of prejudice.

New Girl Scout Cookie Thank U Berry Much Reviewed

Slashfood | Sarah Christine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

New for 2010, Thank U Berry Munch is the most recent flavor to be added onto the Girl Scout Cookie roster. Stuffed with real cranberries and white-fud...

Girl Scout Cookies

Mallika Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mallika Chopra

My daughter, Tara, is in Brownies, the precursor to Girl Scouts. I have to admit I was very wary of her joining what I thought was a conservative, all American, clan of secret codes and rules.

Lobbyists Are Good People, Too

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lanny Davis

Without lobbyists, government could not function efficiently and perhaps not at all, going all the way back to George Washington.

Girl Scout Cookies Go High Tech

ABC News | Stephanie Dahle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's that time again: Girl Scouts going door-to-door, selling tasty cookies with sweet smiles. But those days may soon be over. While many Girl Scou...