Report: Boy Scouts To Pay $18,000, Apologize To Transgender Boy Thrown Out Of PackThe Northern New Jersey Council of the Boy Scouts of America are reportedly paying a 9-year-old transgender boy $18,000 and apologizing to him after he was thrown out of a cub pack last year.
New Jersey Boy Becomes First Openly Transgender Boy ScoutJoe Maldonado, 9, put on his Cub Scout uniform Tuesday and joined Pack 20 in Essex County.
Boy Scouts Of America Ends Ban On Gay Scout LeadersIn a unanimous vote, the Boy Scouts of America's executive committee approved a resolution to end the group's ban on gay adult leaders.
Philadelphia Council Bypasses National Boy Scouts With Acceptance of Gay LeadersLocal Boy Scout leaders in the Philadelphia region are adopting a membership and employment policy that opposes discrimination based on sexual orientation.
West Philadelphia Boy Scout Troop Begins Unforgettable Trip Out WestNine boys from Boy Scout Troop #152 in West Philadelphia began the trip of a lifetime on Saturday. They headed to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico for a 12-day getaway.
Boy Scouts To Vacate Philly Home Under SettlementA Boy Scouts group has agreed to vacate its longtime Philadelphia headquarters as part of a settlement reached after a long legal battle with the city.
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Germantown Scout Troop Will March Again In Obama's Inaugural ParadeAt 60 years old, Troop 358 of Grace Baptist Church of Germantown is one of the oldest African-American Boy Scout troops in America, says chairman Charles Whiting.
Delaware Man Sues Boy Scouts, Mormon Church Over Sexual AbuseA 28-year-old Delaware man has filed suit against the Boy Scouts and the Mormon Church in connection with the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of a scoutmaster when he was a teenager.
Boy Scouts of America Sticks By Its No-Gays PolicyThat national policy trickled down to a lengthy controversy here in Philadelphia.
Judge Orders City of Phila. To Repay $877,000 in Legal Fees to Boy ScoutsThe City of Philadelphia has been ordered to pay hefty legal fees to the local Boy Scouts chapter, which was involved in a federal trial over the national Boy Scouts' controversial policy of banning gays.
4,000 Boy Scouts Expected This Weekend at Valley Forge EncampmentThe "Washington’s Birthday Encampment and Pilgrimage" is the oldest continuous scouting event in the world.