Progressive Proselytizing: Why Boy Scouts of America is allowed to discriminate: Comparing US and Canadian human rights laws

I recently expressed outrage over the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to continue banning members who were LGBT or atheists/agnostics. Ideally, groups like BSoA would be able to figure out for themselves that this homophobic and discriminatory policy is not acceptable. But there is also a legal question as to how it is that such ...

Progressive Proselytizing: Boy Scouts of America’s despicable anti-gay policy and the suffering of LGBT youth

The ever convoluted path towards full LGBT equality took another turn for the worst: “The Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday said the organization would continue to deny gay people membership, saying that the policy “is in the best interest of Scouting.” Not to mention its long standing ban on atheists and agnostics. It is ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Federal NDP launches Rainbow Day on May 1st

First shadow program between LGBT students and MPs OTTAWA, April 20, 2012 – Today, the New Democrat Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Caucus announced the launch of Rainbow Day a LGBT shadow program which will take place this May 1st. … Continue reading →