Boy Scouts of America

Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Of America To Allow Gay Adult Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

07/28/2015

Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the "Scouts for Equality Day of Action." (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Expected To Officially End Ban On Gay Leaders

Monday the National Executive Board is meeting to ratify a resolution passed earlier this month to allow adults of any sexual orientation to lead Boy Scout troops.

07/27/2015

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Disney Ends Funding To Boy Scouts Over Gay Policy

The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization.

03/02/2014

Gays May Join Boy Scouts, But Still No Gay Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting on New Year’s Day.

12/30/2013

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California Bill To Strip Boy Scouts Of Tax Break Stalls

A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization’s refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.

09/12/2013

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Napa Man Dies From Apparent Heart Attack During Boy Scout Outing

A Napa man died after suffering an apparent heart attack while on a Boy Scout outing at Lake Berryessa on Friday, a scoutmaster and a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

08/12/2013

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Boy Scouts Under Fire For Leaving Out Obese At Jamboree

The Boy Scouts of America is facing controversy over new rules denying obese Scouts from participating in this year’s National Scout Jamboree.

07/17/2013

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

California Bill May End Tax Exemption For Boy Scouts

The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would use California’s tax policy in an attempt to pressure the Boy Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members.

05/29/2013

Members of Scouts for Equality hold a rally to call for equality and inclusion for gays in the Boy Scouts of America as part of the 'Scouts for Equality Day of Action' May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts To Accept Gay Youth Following Moraga Teen’s Battle

In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.

05/23/2013

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts’ Proposal Excludes Gay Adults, Bay Area Lawmakers Offended

A proposal by the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay scouts, but to continue to exclude gay adults from serving as leaders has offended two gay legislators from San Francisco.

04/19/2013

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