Boy Scouts of America

The Two-Way
10:34 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Boy Scouts' Ban On Gay Leaders Leads Disney To End Grants

Tony Gutierrez AP

Originally published on Mon March 3, 2014 12:06 pm

This news that broke locally in Florida last week is starting to grab headlines and attention across the nation:

"Disney Ends Funding To Boy Scouts Over Gay Policy." (The Associated Press)

Here's how The Orlando Sentinel, one of the first outlets to report the news, frames the story:

Read more
Boy Scouts Headquarters
6:23 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Gay Youth Now Allowed In Boy Scouts - But Gay Adults Still On The Sideline

Lauren Silverman

Originally published on Thu May 23, 2013 10:22 pm

The vote has been taken but the controversy isn't over - The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America will lift its long time ban and allow gay boys to join their organization – although the ban on gay adults remains. 

Read more
Texas
3:13 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

What Boy Scout Vote Could Mean For Local Groups

Courtney Collins KERA News

Originally published on Wed May 22, 2013 7:29 am

No matter which way Boy Scout delegates vote this week on banning gay members, a local leader says troops may be impacted.

We caught up with Cubmaster James Maddux at the Rangers game Sunday during Boy Scouts of America weekend.

Read more
Boy Scouts of America
4:40 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Boy Scouts Delay Gay Ban Decision

Bill Zeeble KERA

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 2:13 pm

 It’ll be another three months before we know if the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America will change its gay ban policy. More than 100 supporters of the policy rallied at Scout headquarters after the organization said it would keep its gay ban, for now.                                             

Read more
Developing
9:43 am
Wed January 30, 2013

No Word From Local Boy Scout Chapters On Policy Change... Yet

The Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation's largest youth organizations, is considering lifting their national ban on gay scouts and scoutmasters.
Flickr user born1945 Used creative commons

Boy Scouts of America leaders are weighing the possibility of lifting its ban on homosexual members and leaders, but a nation-wide policy could do little to nothing to effect change at local clubs throughout the country.

A statement by the organization said chartered clubs would accept membership and select leaders based on its mission, principles, or religious beliefs.

Read more