A Maryland boy aims to be one of the first openly gay Eagle Scouts when the Boy Scouts of America open their ranks to gay scouts this week.
The 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.
With the wave of a sign at a busy Bethesda intersection Thursday, Pascal Tessier joined about a dozen classmates in a demonstration against an organization he says he loves but knows doesn’t fully accept him and could, at any moment, throw him out.
A 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.
The 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.
A former high-profile Maryland congressman was part of the Boy Scouts’ “perversion files,” the once-secret documents on people the Scouts believed were threats to children.
The Boy Scouts of America was ordered to release secret files on child sex abuse within the organization. Contained in those files are names of more than 1,000 predators nationwide and nearly 100 of those here in Maryland.
Organizers of a major Civil War battle re-enactment near Sharpsburg say they have enlisted local Boy Scouts to sell tickets.
The Boy Scouts are trying to officially add 19 acres in northern Harford County to one of their campgrounds, but have to go about it in a really old-fashioned way.
Hikers in the C&O Canal National Historical Park are getting a well-marked alternative to the Paw Paw Tunnel near Oldtown.
Montgomery County fire officials have rescued a group of Boy Scouts who became trapped by high water while camping near White’s Ferry.