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Gay Scout Leader: Fired For Views or Sexuality? Gay Scout Leader: Fired For Views or Sexuality?

The Boy Scouts of America have fired Geoff McGrath, the scoutmaster of Seattle’s Troop 98. What’s unique about this incident is that it is believed that McGrath was the only openly gay scoutmaster in America. The organization as a rule …

Southern Baptists Oppose Gay Boy Scout Policy Southern Baptists Oppose Gay Boy Scout Policy
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The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) this week officially expressed “opposition to and disappointment” with a recent Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policy change with regards to homosexual scouts. Back in May, the BSA National Council voted to remove a ban …

Bill Gates On Gay Ban In Boy Scouts: It Should “Absolutely” Be Lifted Bill Gates On Gay Ban In Boy Scouts: It Should “Absolutely” Be Lifted
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Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who also happens to have been in the Boy Scouts, thinks the Boy Scouts of America should end its ban on gay members and leaders. He said so, quite matter-of-factly, at a Politico event …

Carly Rae Jepsen Boy Scouts Appearance Cancelled Over Gay Rights Carly Rae Jepsen Boy Scouts Appearance Cancelled Over Gay Rights

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen, known for her 2012 hit song “Call Me Maybe,” has announced that she is canceling her appearance at the national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) jamboree over the organizations exclusion of openly gay members. The national …

Boy Scouts Anti-Gay Policy is Here to Stay. For Now. Boy Scouts Anti-Gay Policy is Here to Stay. For Now.
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Boy Scouts anti-gay policy was apparently on the verge of being permanently altered, which would have allowed gay men and women to become scout leaders. However, to clarify these rumors, the organization recently stated that their policy against homosexuals is …