A gay Boy Scout pushes for change, pu...

A gay Boy Scout pushes for change, putting his Eagle Scout ranking at risk

There are 3 comments on the www.washingtonpost.com story from Apr 12, 2013, titled A gay Boy Scout pushes for change, putting his Eagle Scout ranking at risk. In it, www.washingtonpost.com reports that:

With the wave of a sign at a busy Bethesda intersection Thursday, Pascal Tessier joined about a dozen classmates in a demonstration against an organization he says he loves but knows doesn't fully accept him and could, at any moment, throw him out.

Tessier, a junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, is a poet, an electric guitar player and an ice cream lover. He is also a Boy Scout and openly gay, which puts him at risk of being denied the Eagle Scout ranking he has long pursued.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.washingtonpost.com.

SLIF

Georgetown, Canada

#1 Apr 12, 2013
Just start a separate all gay scouts.
Norton

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#2 Apr 13, 2013
SLIF wrote:
Just start a separate all gay scouts.
Exactly!

Why are gays always forcing their way into places they're obviously not wanted?

Go start your own gay scouts where you can all buttf*ck each other and circle jerk to your hearts content.

Since: Apr 08

Chagrin Falls, OH

#3 Apr 13, 2013
If the boy scouts want to be treated as a private organization then perhaps they should stop trying to draw on public funding.

Scouts should use their own money to rent out meeting spaces and their organizations should pay taxes.

Oh, and anti-gay trolls -- you need to read the articles before commenting. The change that is being proposed is coming from within the Scouts. It would also bring US Scouts in line with Scouts in the rest of the world who have no problem with accepting gay members and gay leaders.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Bethesda Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Let's hear from Bethesda Seniors Jun 30 50th Class HS Reu... 1
Risk Assessment: Understanding Critical Busines... Jun 24 CarsonInc 1
Risk Assessment: Gap Analysis Jun 19 CarsonInc 1
Internet of Things: Lack of Security Jun 19 CarsonInc 1
Internet of Things: Companies & Manufacturers Jun 19 CarsonInc 1
Internet of Things - Changing the Workforce Jun 19 CarsonInc 1
News American Heart Association says African-America... Jun '15 Oh No You Di-nt 4
More from around the web

Bethesda People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Bethesda Mortgages