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Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts delay decision on allowing gays in Scouting

The Scouts are under enormous pressure to change its discriminatory policy, and President Barack Obama on Super Bowl Sunday said he is in favor of including gays in Scouting.

GLAAD: Boy Scouts of America looks toward equality, considers lifting ban

The Boy Scouts decision follows a nearly yearlong campaign by GLAAD and Scouts for Equality, as well as Change.org petitions signed by more than 1.2 million people calling for an end to the BSA's ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.

Local Boy Scouts council approves gay Scout's Eagle application

The Mount Diablo-Silverado Boy Scout Council in California approves gay Scout Ryan Andresen's Eagle badge application, despite the Boy Scouts of America's national ban on gay Scouts and leaders.

Lesbian mother of 4 honored by Parenting Magazine

Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, who was ousted as a leader of her son Cruz's Boy Scout troop because she is gay, is named among the "Best Parents of 2012" by Parenting magazine.