Girls rule and boys drool!
The Girl Scouts of the USA have supported people of all race, religion and sexuality since 1991 and are shaming the Boy Scouts of America for the organizations discrimination against open homosexuals.
The most recent story of Boy Scout bigotry comes from Kentucky where Greg Bourke, an Assistant Scoutmaster, got the boot from the organization after he revealed he was gay and had raised two children with his partner of thirty years.
Thank goodness for the big hearts and open minds of Girl Scout leaders though.
While he is no longer welcome to participate in BSA with his boy, he's still an active leader in the Girl Scouts with his daughter and the organization is going to bat for him.
In a letter condemning the BSA for their discrimination against Bourke, co-leader Kim Haydon reached out to the executive of the Boy Scouts’ Lincoln Heritage Council and wrote:
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