Boy Scouts Will Allow Transgender Children Into ProgramsA New Jersey woman whose son was asked to leave his Boy Scouts troop after leaders found out he's transgender said she has mixed emotions after the organization announced it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys-only programs.
Boy Scouts Of America Lifts Ban On Gay Adult LeadersThe ban is over. Just one day after the Boy Scouts of America changes its policy on gay adult leaders, a family who's been part of the fight for years speaks out.
N.Y. Man Wants Boy Scouts To Have Md. RetreatA retired apparel industry executive wants to donate his sportsman's getaway on Maryland's Nanticoke River to the Boy Scouts.
Boy Scout Bitten By Copperhead Snake At Harford County CampsiteA Boy Scout is bitten by a snake at a campsite in Harford County.
Md. Teen Aims To Be Among First Gay Eagle ScoutsA 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.
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.
Gay Md. Teen May Be Denied Eagle Scout Ranking 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.
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.
Boy Scouts Had File On Former Md. CongressmanA 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.
Boy Scouts' Secret Files Reveal Nearly 100 Child Predators In Md.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.
Md. Scouts Sell Tickets For Antietam Re-Enactment Organizers of a major Civil War battle re-enactment near Sharpsburg say they have enlisted local Boy Scouts to sell tickets.