Boy Scouts Of America To Begin Admitting Transgender ChildrenThe Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys-only programs.
8-Year-Old Transgender Boy Asked To Leave New Jersey Cub Scout Pack, Family SaysThe family of an 8-year-old New Jersey boy says he was kicked out of Cub Scouts because he is transgender, a move that could open a new front in the debate over discrimination in Scouting.
17 Men, 2 Women File Sex Abuse Suit Against Conn. Boy Scouts ChaptersThe suit alleges that a now-deceased Ridgefield scoutmaster abused the defendants when they were children in the 1960s and 1970s.
Boy Scout Board Approves End To Blanket Ban On Gay AdultsThe new policy was approved Monday by the BSA's 80-member National Executive Board in a teleconference.
Boy Scouts Expected To OK Policy Change Allowing Gay Scout LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America are expected to approve a new policy Monday that will allow for gay scout leaders.
Connecticut Jury Awards $7M In Boy Scouts Abuse CaseLawyers for the man say the decision handed down Friday in Waterbury Superior Court was the largest verdict for compensatory damages against the Boy Scouts of America.
Boy Scouts To Admit Gay Youth Beginning New Year's DayEffective New Year’s Day, the Boy Scouts of America will begin accepting openly gay youths.
Boy Scouts Of America Votes To Lift Ban On Gay ScoutsThe decision on the highly divisive issue came in Thursday evening.
Boy Scouts Delay Decision On Controversial No-Gays Policy Until May Faced with intense pressure from both sides of the issue, the Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed more time before deciding whether to move away from its policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders.
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Merck Ends Contributions To Boy Scouts Over Anti-Gay PolicyThe Merck Foundation says the Boy Scouts' exclusion of gays from its ranks and leadership positions conflicts with giving guidelines and the company's nondiscrimination policy.
Boy Scouts Release 20 Years Of 'Perversion' FilesMore than 100 former Scout leaders from New Jersey are included in the so-called perversion files.