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Scouts for Equality SFE is an American advocacy organization that advocates for equal treatment within the Boy Scouts of America 's BSA for all scouts and scout leaders, regardless of sexual orientation.
On May 23,the BSA approved a resolution to remove the restriction denying membership to youth on the basis of sexual orientation alone effective January 1,but maintained the national ban on gay scout leaders.
Tyrrell's petition asking for reinstatement gatheredsignatures in a matter of days. Zach Wahls—a straight Eagle Scout who rose to national prominence after a video of his testimony before the Iowa legislature about his lesbian parents became YouTube's top political video in —delivered Ms. Tyrrell's petition to senior BSA leadership at their annual national meeting in late May As a continuation of their work in delivering this petition to the BSA, Mr.
The campaign received wall-to-wall coverage when Scouts for Equality broke the story of Ryan Andresen, an all-American youth from California who was denied his Eagle Scout award because he was gay. Scouts for Equality had a three-month window to influence this vote, and put together a team of twenty-three full-time campaign staff with a heavy emphasis on field organizing. In April, the BSA announced that the resolution to be Mtume - Just Funnin / This Is Your World on in May would not address their ban on gay adults and would only concern gay youth.
SFE is now executing a long-term three-pronged strategy for growing inclusive Scouting, which was announced in December, Create a safe culture of inclusiveness for all youth through bullying prevention programs and ensuring the new membership policy is implemented consistently across all levels of the BSA.
Grow an inclusive Boy Scouts of America by increasing membership and creating new inclusive Scouting units. The organization tallies the many donors who have withdrawn or threatened to withdraw their support, such as United Way of Cleveland   and United Way of the Capitol Region Pennsylvania. The organization also maintains a list of Eagle Scouts who return their awards to the BSA in protest of the organization's ban on non-heterosexual members and leaders, though it does not recommend returning the award.
Primarily by gathering electronic signatures through Change. SFE had collected oversignatures by August,  and announced Shattering The Spell - Arsis - We Are The Nightmare the 1 million signature milestone on November 23, Intel Corporationone of BSA's largest corporate donors, withdrew its funding in Septemberthough it said its decision was not based on the campaign by Scouts for Equality Introduction - Justin Wilson - Whoooooo Boy!!!
on changes in its own corporate policies. He stated that Introduction - Justin Wilson - Whoooooo Boy!!! BSA "cannot ignore the social, political and judicial changes taking place in our country We must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be.
The status quo in our movement's membership standards cannot be sustained. Gates also stated local jurisdictions would be able to decide membership according to their beliefs.
SFE and their work have been endorsed by a number of organizations. Faith organizations that have publicly announced their support include:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Zach Wahls Jonathan Hillis. Brad Hankins Justin Bickford J. Justin Peanut Vendor - Various - Ace Story Vol.
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