In Historic Change, Boy Scouts To Let Girls In Some ProgramsEmbracing a historic change, the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts.
Mormon Church Pulls Older Teens Out Of Boy ScoutsThe Mormon church, the largest sponsor of Boy Scouts troops in the United States, announced Thursday it is pulling older teenagers from the organization.
Boy Scouts Face Renewed Push To Let Girls Join The RanksAfter many years of divisiveness, the Boy Scouts of America have opened their ranks to gay and transgender boys.
8-Year-Old Transgender Boy Asked To Leave Cub ScoutsThe family of an 8-year-old New Jersey boy says he was kicked out of Cub Scouts because he is transgender.
94-Year-Old Boy Scout Leader To Retire, Disband TroopA 94-year-old scoutmaster in New Jersey is shutting down a Boy Scout troop he founded almost 75 years ago, in 1942.
Gay Eagle Scout From Md. Asks Amazon.com To Stop DonationsA gay Eagle Scout from Maryland, a Seattle Scoutmaster who was fired for his sexual orientation and their supporters presented a petition Wednesday at Amazon.com's headquarters urging the company to suspend donations to the Boy Scouts of America.
Gay Teen Achieves Eagle Scout Milestone In Md.Change is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America after years of turmoil and debate over its membership policy, with an openly gay 17-year-old in Maryland achieving the highest rank of Eagle Scout.
Lockheed Martin Ends Boy Scouts Gifts Over Gay BanDefense and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is halting its donations to the Boy Scouts of America over the organization's ban on gays serving as adult leaders after a review of the company's philanthropy guidelines, the company said Thursday.
Baltimore Area Boy Scouts Join Historic Vote Lifting Ban On Openly Gay MembersThe vote is historic--the Boy Scouts of America decides to allow gay members. The Baltimore area Boy Scouts Council joined those voting Thursday to lift the ban.
D.C. Area Boy Scout Council Supports Lifting Gay BanThe top Boy Scout executive in the council covering the District of Columbia and parts of Maryland and Virginia is supporting the national board's decision to accept openly gay scouts.
Western Md. Scouts Await Gay Membership DecisionA Scouting official in western Maryland says he'll follow the lead of the national organization as it decides whether to ease its ban on gays as Scouts or adult leaders.
Boy Scouts Face Major Change Over Anti-Gay PolicyThe Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy has been under fire for years---and may soon be reversed. The national organization is reconsidering its controversial ban on gay scouts and leaders.