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HRC Condemns Scott Walker’s Offensive Comments on Boy Scouts of America’s Ban

HRC Condemns Scott Walker’s Offensive Comments on Boy Scouts of America’s Ban

HRC released the following statement in response to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s assertion that he supports the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)’s discriminatory policy that bars gay, lesbian and bisexual adults from serving as employees and troop leaders. Walker’s comments, coming a day after the BSA’s Executive Committee recommended that the organization allow LGB adult leaders and volunteers, defended […]

US: Boy Scouts of America – Change of Policy To Allow Gay Leaders

US: Boy Scouts of America – Change of Policy To Allow Gay Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America has unanimously [by those present and voting]  adopted a resolution which will change the adult leadership standards policy, and have the effect of allowing gay men to be leaders in the boy scout movement. This allows chartered organisations to “select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation”. The resolution was […]