Ellen Gives Shunned Gay Boy Scout a Big Scholarship

Oct 14, 2012 Full story: Gay.com 144

The Boy Scout who was refused his Eagle Medal because he came out as gay got some good news about his future during an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.

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“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#1 Oct 14, 2012
I say yes to continuing to pressure UPS and yes to the human rights getting involved. The BSA should have their funding cut in order to further feel the blow that comes with the consequence of discrimination.

Also, more on the topic of the majority of the article, Ellen I awesome, enough said.
Truth

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Oct 14, 2012
This was great to see.

“Together for 24, legal for 5”

Since: Sep 07

Littleton, NH

#3 Oct 14, 2012
BSA often claims that they don't discriminate against scouts, but they insist that scouts uphold standards of behaviour. They further claim that rules against gay adult leaders are required to protect scouts, even as they keep scoutmasters who shared pornographic magazines with their charges. Thank god it was straight porn! We wouldn't want to lead the youngsters astray.

But what is withholding an honor earned for no reason other than a scout's sexual orientation--not behaviour--if not discrimination in its most fundamental form?

Nobody should support organizations that have discrimination as a core principle.

Since: Jul 09

Indy/Philly/Toronto

#4 Oct 14, 2012
Every brave person like Ryan will help make this part of the world live up to it's claim that all people are created equal.
Jerry Sandusky

Scranton, PA

#5 Oct 14, 2012
Keep queers away from kids! Keep queers out of the Boy Scouts!

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#7 Oct 14, 2012
Straight8 Dude wrote:
OMG, Check out the video, not only does he look queer he talks like a queer. What a dumbazz, he refers to it as an Eagle "pin" it's not a pin it's an Eagle badge, I know because I earned mine in the early 70s.
PS: I ain't no filthy gay pig!!!
But you ARE the scum of the earth!:)

Since: Jan 10

Lewis Center, OH

#8 Oct 14, 2012
Straight8 Dude wrote:
OMG, Check out the video, not only does he look queer he talks like a queer. What a dumbazz, he refers to it as an Eagle "pin" it's not a pin it's an Eagle badge, I know because I earned mine in the early 70s.
PS: I ain't no filthy gay pig!!!
I hereby award you the badge of shame for contradicting what you learned in the boy scouts with such a hate fill post. You are a filthy pig scout.
Twenty Three Triangles

Pittsfield, MA

#9 Oct 14, 2012
Maybe he can give Ellen a frozen cucumber for Christmas.
Mona Lott

Brooklyn, NY

#10 Oct 14, 2012
Twenty Three Triangles wrote:
Maybe he can give Ellen a frozen cucumber for Christmas.
Maybe he can give YOU a brain for Christmas.
CSG82

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Oct 14, 2012
Maybe this homosexual scout can use all the money Ellen gave him and start up a group of homosexual guys that like to take little kids out into the woods.
C'mon, how many parents wouldn't sign their sons up for that?
The Boy Poofters

Pittsfield, MA

#12 Oct 14, 2012
Considering most gays are anti hunters and not much of a great outdoorsman I can't imagine what may be going on in those tents at night. At least that's what Barney Frank said when his boy got nailed for growing weed in Moody Maine.

"I'm not much of an outdoowsman"

We know Barney, we know!

“saved From jesus”

Since: Jul 11

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#13 Oct 14, 2012
The Boy Poofters wrote:
Considering most gays are anti hunters and not much of a great outdoorsman I can't imagine what may be going on in those tents at night. At least that's what Barney Frank said when his boy got nailed for growing weed in Moody Maine.
"I'm not much of an outdoowsman"
We know Barney, we know!
It seems you've spent a lot of time imagining it.

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#14 Oct 14, 2012
Religionthebiglie wrote:
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It seems you've spent a lot of time imagining it.
He enjoys watching the shadows.

“saved From jesus”

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#16 Oct 14, 2012
Lacez wrote:
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He enjoys watching the shadows.
He is one of the shadows.

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#17 Oct 14, 2012
Religionthebiglie wrote:
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He is one of the shadows.
Or perhaps he is the third shadow in the near future?

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#18 Oct 14, 2012
Considering all the molestation cases concerning the BSA involve married men, I'd say the kids would be a lot safer.
CSG82 wrote:
Maybe this homosexual scout can use all the money Ellen gave him and start up a group of homosexual guys that like to take little kids out into the woods.
C'mon, how many parents wouldn't sign their sons up for that?

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#19 Oct 14, 2012
The BSA is traditionally known for three things: badges, camping, and circle jerks. More recently, they are also known for BEING jerks.
The Boy Poofters wrote:
Considering most gays are anti hunters and not much of a great outdoorsman I can't imagine what may be going on in those tents at night. At least that's what Barney Frank said when his boy got nailed for growing weed in Moody Maine.
"I'm not much of an outdoowsman"
We know Barney, we know!

“saved From jesus”

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#20 Oct 14, 2012
Lacez wrote:
<quoted text>
Or perhaps he is the third shadow in the near future?
Sounds to me like he's already had some experience.

“saved From jesus”

Since: Jul 11

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#21 Oct 14, 2012
cpeter1313 wrote:
Considering all the molestation cases concerning the BSA involve married men, I'd say the kids would be a lot safer.
<quoted text>
Better an open and honest gay man than a sneaky molester hiding behind a god, a marriage, and false machismo. Oh yeah, coaches and members of the clergy, also.
Homothebiggerlie

Pittsfield, MA

#22 Oct 14, 2012
Religionthebiglie wrote:
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Better an open and honest gay man than a sneaky molester hiding behind a god, a marriage, and false machismo. Oh yeah, coaches and members of the clergy, also.
Yup. Pedophilia can be found in all colors and professions. As a percent to populus however male/male pedophilia is highest.

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