In 2013, the Boy Scouts of America passed a resolution that, for the first time, allowed openly gay scouts to enter the program, a major step forward for the notoriously homophobic youth group. The resolution did not, however, touch on the more sensitive discussion of allowing grown, openly gay adults the ability to work as […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff [email protected] Last week, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) shut down a troop in Seattle for refusing to get rid of its scoutmaster, Geoff McGrath, who is openly gay. Pack and Troop 98 are sponsored by the Rainier Beach United Methodist Church. In late March, upon discovering McGrath’s sexuality, the BSA demanded […]

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