(619) 505-7777

Boy Scouts

How did things turn out on "The New Normal's" Boy Scouts' ban episode?

This week's episode of NBC's GLAAD Media Award-nominated comedy "The New Normal" saw former Eagle Scout David (Justin Bartha) and his fiancée Bryan (Andrew Rannells) taking on the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.

COMMENTARY: The Boy Scouts, another closed door for black GBTQ youth

If both the Black Church and Boy Scouts' goals are to continue to nurture the talents and gifts of all its young males, then they must ask themselves to what degree does their stance on homophobia hinders their goal?

Bad news for the Religious Right: There already are gays in the Boy Scouts

Regardless of its history of discrimination, it turns out that Scouting has equipped a growing cadre of gay men with the integrity to stand up for equality, and equipped our straight brothers with the loyalty to take a vocal role in the fight.