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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

Ryan Andresen of Moraga was kicked out of the Boy Scouts after 12 years and denied the rank of Eagle Scout after coming out as gay. (Andresen family photo)

East Bay Family Left Waiting After Boy Scouts Delay Gay Ban Vote

Faced with intense pressure from two flanks, the Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed more time for consultations before deciding whether to move away from its policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders. The move postpones a resolution for a Bay Area family that has been fighting the ban for months.

02/06/2013

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