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BOY SCOUTS GAY SCOUTMASTERS
The Boy Scouts: Demonizing Gay Men, Empowering Bashers on the Streets
Queer Voices Editor-at-Large, The Huffington Post
Continuing to ban lesbian den mothers and gay scoutmasters is sending a horrible message to American youth, including the scouts, gay and straight. The Boy Scouts of America made this change to take some of the heat off, and no matter what equality advocates hope for, that will happen.
The 13th Point Of The Scout Law
Levi A. Miles
Student, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
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.
How Boy Scout Bigotry Affected My Family
Dad, evolvequals.com blogger, LGBT activist and businessman
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.
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