"I never expected to share a moment like this with any of my Boy Scout friends."
"'I’m a homosexual,' were my first words as I placed my drink down next to his."
"As I became a young adult leader in Scouting, I began to lead a double life."
"We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program," he wrote.
By your own rules, the Jamboree must not be made a youth rally for any political figure or campaign.
While the President embarrassed himself and his office at the Jamboree, we shouldn’t confuse the issues here.
I believe that one item in the blunt talk that America must hear about Scouting is the organization's role in forging America's
I am a Boy Scout. As a matter of fact, I'm an Eagle Scout. And yet I cannot continue to serve the organization that played a large part in shaping who I am today. Why? Because of whom I love, which apparently negates the values that were ingrained in me during my years of scouting.
I had my first crush on a boy at summer scout camp when I was 11. I didn't even know it was a crush, but I loved meeting him in the woods, where we'd hike together, talk about school and smile a lot. It was wonderful; I can still remember what he looked like.
"The tipping point was the BSA's approach to gay scouts and the gay and lesbian parents," Schweikert wrote in an email to
To restore its good name, the Boy Scouts must place the interests and needs of abuse victims before the protection of their own organization.
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