"What will remain with me is the times when adults and youth came in and actually started to cry, because they have scouts that they can now help and…
"Morally Straight: How the Fight for LGBTQ Inclusion Changed the Boy Scouts—And America" is now available for preorder.
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Inside the ArrowPride space, scouts are learning what it's like to be loved, affirmed and fully welcomed with all of their identities.
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I'm traveling to the National Order of the Arrow Conference next week. Will I see you there?
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"We need to make sure that everyone feels like they have a space here, and that they can bring their whole selves to the space,” says lead adviser…
"Scouting has positively influenced every aspect of my life. It has provided a safe space for me to learn and grow as an individual, team member, leader…
Trans participation has not been an all-encompassing debate in the way that gay membership was. But while trans kids are no longer barred, many…
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"I know, beyond a shadow of doubt, we can be the organization we aspire to be."
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My book will tell the full story of LGBTQ+ inclusion in the Boy Scouts. Coming soon to a bookshelf near you.
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“We want everyone to have that fun, dignified experience, and be able to do it and enjoy it," says Eleanor Philips, the adult adviser for the space.
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I was biking through an enormous crowd of LGBTQ+ people. And I was mad about it.
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"As an organization that trains young leaders, having queer perspectives as part of the conversation will make the leadership and community of Scouting…
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