1. This above all shall ye take as my first command: Thou shalt treat living beings as they want to be treated. And the second commandment is like unto it:
I think you hate every one who isn’t exactly like you, and I think you hate us more than you love your country.
Dear haters, you are the cruel, heartless misinformed assholes who would sell America out to Haliburton in a heartbeat, you would rather pay ZERO taxes than you would see a newly born baby get access to quality health care, you cheer when we discuss denying health care to young people with preventable diseases, and you boo when we discuss the First Ladies plan to cut back on childhood obesity.
I dressed like that for about ten years, roughly 72 – 82; wore it everywhere I went – just loved that style – then my drinking got out of control and I lost my job & my home – had to stay with an uncle until I got my sh*t together – moved a couple of times & now I’m retired, but I don’t live in the San Francisco Bay Area anymore -
FROM BSA TO BPSA: Kicked Out Boy Scout Troop Finds New Home in Baden-Powell Service Association
June 26 – Seattle – For those who believe the biggest hurdles of the LGBTQ community are centered in
marriage equality, I present Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath. He’s had an action-packed couple of months
leading Seattle’s 98th Rainier troop of the Baden-Powell Service Association. The 98th Rainier used to be Troop
98 and Pack 98 of the Boy Scouts of America until McGrath (who is openly gay and an Eagle Scout, himself)
contributed to a news item profiling troops in the BSA.
Hopefully this list will dispel some misunderstandings about what it means to be bisexual. We like to think we’ve come a long way. We like to think that, when it comes to LGBTQIA+ rights, we’ve made leaps and bounds toward equal rights and social acceptance. And we have. But there are still subsets of the queer community that are being ignored or ridiculed, even from within the community itself. And one of these groups is bisexuals.
For the first time, an intergenerational cadre of uniformed gay Boy Scouts serve as color guard during New York City’s annual Pride Parade.
This year New York City’s famed Pride parade will include a bit more khaki than ever before, as a contingent of openly gay and allied Boy Scouts, Eagle Scouts, and volunteers serve as the color guard for the 44th Annual NYC Pride March, coming up Sunday.
Active scouts, alumni, volunteers, and allies connected with the Brooklyn chapter of advocacy group Scouts for Equality will present the American flag during the national anthem at the Pride March’s opening ceremonies, then will march through Manhattan to celebrate progress in LGBT rights and call for an end to the Boy Scouts of America’s decades-old policy barring openly gay adults from serving any role in the organization.