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Why it Matters That Girls Can Boy Scout

Julia-Grace Sanders
Editorial
As an adult, I’m passionate about the outdoors and I can’t help but get a little angsty that my Boy Scouts education was cut short at the soap-carving unit. ...
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Eight-Year-Old Kicked Out of NJ Cub Scouts for Being Transgender

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National
An eight-year-old transgender boy has been barred from participating in the Secaucus, New Jersey Cub Scout Pack where he had been a member for one month. ...
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Boy Scouts End Ban on Gay Leaders, Effective Immediately

Top News National
The Boy Scouts of America ended their ban on gay leaders Monday and the move is effective immediately. ...
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Full Executive Board to Vote on Boy Scouts Ban Removal July 27

Boy Scouts Seattle Rally/Photo: Steph Brusig/The Seattle Lesbian.
National
On July 27, the full executive board will vote. While the move doesn’t require the Boy Scouts to allow gay leaders, it does lift the prior ban on gay leaders. ...
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Boy Scouts: Allow Councils to Lift Ban on Gay Leaders

National
The President of Boy Scouts of America announced the national organization would no longer enforce its ban on allowing gay men to join. ...
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Boy Scouts Rescind Employment Offer to Out Lesbian

Boy Scouts
Top News National
Yasmine Cassini was offered a position as director of a Boy Scouts adventure center, but said when she told them she was a gay, they retracted the offer. ...
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Ballard Film Students Release Boy Scouts Doc ‘Clipped Wings’

Top News Local
Three Ballard High film students created the documentary 'Clipped Wings' about the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to allow gay youth to participate. ...
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Gay Scouts to Deliver 120k Signatures to Amazon HQ

Top News Local
GLAAD will be on the ground in Seattle Wednesday alongside Scouts for Equality and other local Scouts and supporters to deliver the petitions to Amazon HQ. ...
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Smith, DelBene, McDermott, Kilmer to BSA: Knock It Off

Top News Local
Thirty-nine Washington state legislators have signed a letter in support of Rainier Beach United Methodist Church’s decision to stand by McGrath. ...
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Boy Scouts Drop Church over Gay Scoutmaster

Top News Local
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has revoked the charter of a Seattle-area church because of the church's support for an openly gay Scoutmaster. ...
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