The new president of the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization — a step further than the Scouts ultimately took.
The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization.
The Boy Scouts of America are breaking from a century-old rule. Over the summer, the organization voted to allow openly gay scouts. That rule change takes effect with the new year.
Come Wednesday a new policy allowing gay Boy Scouts goes into effect. The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America voted this year to allow gay scouts, but not gay leaders.
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has been named the next president of the Boy Scouts of America. The Irving-based organization announced Gates’ appointment to the volunteer position Wednesday.
The Boy Scouts of America organization is hosting another closed-door meeting of experts and leaders to discuss ways to identify and fight child abuse.
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In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.
History could be made Thursday at the Boy Scouts of America annual national convention held at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Grapevine. The organization is set to vote on whether to allow openly gay scouts in their ranks. Right now gays are not allowed to either be scouts or adult leaders. A compromise proposal to allow gay scouts but not adult leaders is not sitting well with activists on either side of the issue.
The Boy Scouts of America begin their annual national meeting in Grapevine on Wednesday, and the issue of gay members is front and center at this year’s two-day conference.