Archive for the ‘Youth Serving Organizations’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 4-10. 2014)

Monday, August 11th, 2014


First openly gay Eagle Scout’s future unclear; With a policy that bans gay adults, Pascal Tessier’s future with the Boy Scouts is anything but certain.” MSNBC. August 6, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 30-July 6, 2014)

Monday, July 7th, 2014


With Rainbow Neckerchiefs, Celebrating Pride and Progress at Parade; Boy Scouts Make Provocative Statement at Gay Pride Parade.” By Vivian Yee. New York Times. June 30, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 16-22. 2014)

Monday, June 23rd, 2014


A Shower for the College-Bound: Girls Inc. Sends High-School Graduates Off to College in Style.” By Adrienne Gaffney. Wall Street Journal. June 16, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 9-15, 2014)

Monday, June 16th, 2014


Eric Holder: Boy Scouts’ Anti-Gay Policy ‘A Relic Of An Age Of Prejudice‘.” By Ryan J. Reilly. Huffington Post. June 11, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 19-25, 2014)

Monday, May 26th, 2014


Gay Scouts ask Amazon to cut funding as national group convenes.” By Emma Margolin. MSNBC. May 22, 2014.

Former Defense Secretary Gates Is Elected President of the Boy Scouts.” By Timothy Williams. New York Times. May 23, 2914.
Related stories:
Gates: Would have allowed gay adults in Boy Scouts.” USA Today/Associated Press. May 24, 2014.
New Boy Scouts President Robert Gates Would Have Allowed Gay Adults.” Huffington Post. May 25, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 12-18, 2014)

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014


In Watts, a Girl Scout uniform levels playing field for young girls.” By Samantha Schaefer. Los Angeles Times. May 13, 2014.

Pressure grows on Amazon to cut ties with the Boy Scouts.” By Emma Margolin. MSNBC. May 15, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 5-11, 2014)

Monday, May 12th, 2014


Compromise on Gays Pleases No One, Scouts Are Learning.” By Kirk Johnson. New York Times. May 8, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 21-27, 2014)

Monday, April 28th, 2014


Boy Scout Troop Loses Charter Over Gay Leader.” By Kirk Johnson. New York Times. April 22, 2014.
Related story:
Boy Scouts Sever Ties With Seattle Church After Its Refusal To Remove Gay Scout Leader.” Huffington Post. April 22, 2014.
Boy Scout troop loses charter over gay leader; A Boy Scout troop in Seattle lost its charter after refusing to dismiss their openly-gay scout leader.” MSNBC. April 24, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 31-April 6, 2014)

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014


Boy Scouts Dismiss a Gay Troop Leader in Seattle.” By Erik Eckholm. New York Times. April 2, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 10-16, 2014).

Monday, March 17th, 2014


The Cookiecott: Pro-life groups say the Girl Scouts are selling something else along with their Thin Mints, Trefoils and Samoas: abortion.” By Robin Marty. March 11, 2014.