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October 26 2020 2:30 PM
Latest news about ongoing discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America. Previously, the boys scouting organization had an effective ban against young members who identified as gay. In protest, many Eagle Scouts, which is the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, returned their Eagle Scout badges. Effective January 2014, the ban against gay young members is lifted, after controversy about the policy prompted a national vote among its leaders. Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout, LGBT activist, and the son of two lesbian mothers, founded Scouts For Equality, which lobbies for change in the national organization.
It's sad that we still see so many different programs in terms of the gender binary. Thankfully, BSA is getting with the times.
The Boy Scouts of America finally apologizes for Trump's self-congratulatory political speech to a group of young men.
Church officials say the Boy Scouts' liberalization of gay and trans policies did not factor in the decision, though Mormon leaders previously expressed concern about the Scouts' pro-LGBT stances.
Katie Couric and Joe Maldonado discuss the journey from being kicked out of the Boy Scouts to ultimate acceptance.
Nine-year-old Joe Maldonado was jubilant as he wore his new Cub Scout uniform for New Jersey's Pack 20.
After insinuating they might sever ties with the youth organization after it opened up leadership roles to out gays, the Church says it's sticking with the BSA.
The BSA's new policy allowing gay adult leaders doesn't require any church-sponsored unit to accept them, but that's not enough for some churches.