Boy Scouts Revoke Badges From Child With Down Syndrome, Report SaysThe family of a Boy Scout with Down Syndrome is suing after the organization stripped their 15-year-old son of all his badges.
Mormon Church: We Are 'Deeply Troubled' Boy Scouts Ended Ban On Gay Adult LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders, while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
Boy Scouts Executive Committee OKs Ending Ban on Gay LeadersThe executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has unanimously approved a resolution that would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders.
Sex-Abuse Civil Trial to Unveil Boy Scout 'Perversion' FilesThe sexual abuse of a 13-year-old Boy Scout by an adult volunteer was part of a "sordid history of child sexual abuse" within the organization that has been documented internally by the Boy Scouts for nearly a century, the victim's attorney said Monday in his opening statement at a civil trial.
Gay Eagle Scout From Md. Asks Amazon to Stop Donations to BSAA 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.
Md. Teen Achieves Eagle Scout Milestone, Likely 1st Openly Gay Member To Do SoChange is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America.
Boy Scouts Open Ranks to Gay Youth on Jan. 1The Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting on New Year's Day, a historic change that has prompted the BSA to ponder a host of potential complications — ranging from policies on tentmates and showers to whether Scouts can march in gay pride parades.
Lockheed Martin Halts Boy Scouts Donations Over Gay BanDefense and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, based in Bethesda, is halting its donations to the Boy Scouts of America over the organization's ban on gays serving as adult leaders.
Boy Scouts Jamboree Prohibits Morbidly Obese ParticipantsThis year's Boy Scouts of America's national Jamboree is being billed as the most physically demanding in its history: There's rock climbing, rappelling, whitewater rafting and biking. And Scouts will go about the sprawling, hilly landscape the old-fashioned way — on foot.
Hundreds Of Girls To Participate In Boy Scouts' National JamboreeMake room, guys. The girls are coming to the Boy Scouts of America's national jamboree.
Boy Scouts Approve Plan to Accept Openly Gay Boys The Boy Scouts of America's National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
Boy Scouts Proposing To Lift Gay BanUnder pressure over its longstanding ban on gays, the Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.