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Eight-Year-Old Kicked Out of NJ Cub Scouts for Being Transgender

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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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Full Executive Board to Vote on Boy Scouts Ban Removal July 27

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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

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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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Ballard Film Students Release Boy Scouts Doc ‘Clipped Wings’

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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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Boy Scout Color Guard to Lead Seattle Pride Parade

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McGrath and Troop 98 will be joined by nearly 100 supporting troops and allies in leading the 2014 Seattle Pride Parade as the Official Color Guard. ...
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Historic: New York-Area Boy Scouts to Lead NYC Pride

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Active and former Boy Scouts and leaders will present the American flag during the national anthem at the NYC Pride March opening ceremony. ...
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Gay Scouts to Deliver 120k Signatures to Amazon HQ

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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

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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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PHOTOS: Boy Scouts Rally for Ousted Gay Scoutmaster

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Seattle-area Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Scout leaders, and parents rallied Thursday in support of a gay Scoutmaster who was ousted without good cause. ...
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Seattle Rallies in Support of Ousted Gay BSA Scoutmaster

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McGrath was hoping he would be an example of a more inclusive group. As of Monday, the BSA said it has no plans to review its policy on gay adults. ...
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