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Boy Scouts Of America Ends Ban On Gay Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.


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Boy Scouts Of America Executive Committee OKs Ending Ban On Gay Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America is one step closer to allowing its chartered organizations to select gay, lesbian and bisexual leaders.


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Boy Scout In San Diego Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound At Camp

An 11-year-old boy at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego died from a gunshot wound to the head Monday morning, and police were investigating whether the shooting was self-inflicted or accidental.


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Boy Scouts Open Ranks To Gay Youth On Jan. 1

The Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting on New Year’s Day, a historic change that has prompted the BSA to ponder a host of potential complications — ranging from policies on tentmates and showers to whether Scouts can march in gay pride parades.


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Boy Scouts Approve Plan To Accept Openly Gay Boys

The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.


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Boy Scouts Proposing To Lift Gay Ban For Youth

Under pressure over its long-standing ban on gays, the Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.


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Boy Scouts Could Lose Tax Breaks In Calif. For Ban On Gay Members

A bill aimed at pressuring the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay members by making the organization ineligible for nonprofit tax breaks cleared its first vote on Wednesday in the California Legislature.


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Boy Scouts Of America Delays Decision On Admitting Gays

The Boy Scouts of America’s national executive board has delayed a decision on whether to lift its longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders.


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Boy Scouts Of America May Ease No-Gay Policy For Members, Leaders

The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.


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Perversion Files

Boy Scouts’ ‘Perversion Files’ List Local Sexual Offenders

A nationwide Boy Scouts of America scandal has been exposed, revealing a decades-old cover-up that protected scoutmasters who allegedly molested children.


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Petition Seeks To Lift Boy Scouts’ Anti-Gay Ban

The Boy Scouts may soon allow gay scouts and gay scout leaders, and that could clear the way for thousands of men to come back.