Bob Gates Supports Gay Scoutmasters, Won't Change Idiotic Policy

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is the new head of the Boys Scouts of America organisation, and despite shepherding the US Armed Forces through the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and voicing his previous support of gay adults in scouting, he refuses to change the policy banning the same adults. » 5/28/14 8:59pm 5/28/14 8:59pm

Conservatives STILL Trying to Fight Same-Sex Marriage in Utah

On Monday, a District Judge ruled that Utah's ban against same sex marriage is invalid, despite state lawyers filing for a stay over the weekend. This decision means Utah remains the 18th state where gay couples can marry, along with the District of Columbia. However local conservatives won't let the constitution stop… » 12/24/13 10:40am 12/24/13 10:40am

The Boy Scout Jamboree SUCKS

So. I'm located about 15 minutes from where the national Boy Scout Jamboree now resides. And hell has started. Official Hell, with a capital H. Buses have been coming in all weekend, but yesterday was the "official" start of this monstrous fucked up MESS. They've stormed the entire area, and traffic is a soul sucking… » 7/17/13 2:19pm 7/17/13 2:19pm

Conservative All-Boys ‘Sexual Purity’ Club Sure to Be a Big Hit

Now that the Boy Scouts have announced that they will allow openly gay children to mince around and besmirch the Baby Straights with their seductive fruitiness, one group of Concerned Parents (the best kind of parents) is forming their own all-boy, no-homo alternative for parents who want their sons to learn about… » 7/09/13 7:00pm 7/09/13 7:00pm

California Senate Passes Bill to Revoke Boy Scouts' Tax Exempt Status

The California Senate passed a bill called the Youth Equality Act on Wednesday, at 27-9, that would strip the Boy Scouts of America within the state from its current nonprofit status, stating that the group continues to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. Although the Boy Scouts voted to allow gay scouts… » 5/31/13 5:50pm 5/31/13 5:50pm

Boy Scouts Want to Know How Adult Members Feel About This Whole Gay…

Let's all close our eyes, take a deep breath and imagine a future time when everybody has moved on from this whole homophobia thing and can accept the existence of gay people much like we accept the existence of brunettes. Kids with two moms will be considered as normal as kids with male-female parents and a new… » 3/13/13 11:15am 3/13/13 11:15am

Obama Asks Boy Scouts to Stop Being Homophobes and Admit Gays

Gay kids who want to "be prepared" alongside their straight peers got some big-time support during the Super Bowl yesterday: Barack Obama, honorary president of the Boy Scouts of America and real president of the United States, told CBS News in an interview that the Boy Scouts should lift its ban on the LGBTQ… » 2/04/13 10:00am 2/04/13 10:00am

Boy Scouts Could Potentially End "No Homo" Policy

In what could be a major policy shift, the Boy Scouts of America have begun serious discussions about dropping their national ban on gay scouts and gay scout leaders. The Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy has been a part of the organization for decades and was reaffirmed only seven months ago despite disagreement among… » 1/28/13 5:00pm 1/28/13 5:00pm

Local Boy Scout Council Says Fuck It, Lets Gay Teen Become an Eagle…

The Mount Diablo-Silverado Boy Scout Council in California has recently approved the Eagle Scout application of 18-year-old Ryan Andresen, a 12-year-long member of the Boy Scouts organization who was previously denied Eagle Scout status because he is openly gay. The Bay Area Boy Scout council's decision to allow… » 1/09/13 11:10am 1/09/13 11:10am

Now There's a Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse Database

The Los Angeles Times just launched a database that holds around 1,200 previously unpublished files from the Boy Scouts of America which document suspected sexual abuse incidents that the organization tried to keep private for nearly a decade. The victims' names and other identifying info have been redacted, but some… » 12/26/12 2:05pm 12/26/12 2:05pm