Gay Boy Scout from East Bay scheduled...

Gay Boy Scout from East Bay scheduled for Thursday appearance on 'Ellen'

There are 2 comments on the San Jose Mercury News story from Oct 9, 2012, titled Gay Boy Scout from East Bay scheduled for Thursday appearance on 'Ellen'. In it, San Jose Mercury News reports that:

Ryan Andresen, the Moraga Boy Scout who has received a flood of support online after his recent dismissal from the Boy Scouts following his admission he is gay, is scheduled to appear Thursday on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," according to the show's website.

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Truth

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Oct 9, 2012
To those on the right, "he admitted he was gay". He was being honest, that should not be punished. The idea that someone should be kicked out of an organization for telling the truth about who they is just plain wrong and sets a bad example encouraging children to lie.

“ reality, what a concept”

Since: Nov 07

this one

#2 Oct 9, 2012
He was everything that they could hope for from a young man who had spent most of his lifetime involved in scouting, but the moment he announced his homosexuality, whether he has acted upon it or not, he ceased being "morally straight" and unworthy of their respect as a human being who had accomplished all that he had, despite the odds against him. The Boy Scouts finally proving that their irrational bigotry has no shame whatsoever.

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