…scout out

The scouts are at it again. Which scouts? That’s a good question. Thanks to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), that question just got even more loaded. Yesterday, BSA announced that in February 2019, their signature program (formerly known as Boy Scouts will officially become Scouts BSA. The change is a direct reflection of the fact…

…Break the Mold

The Boy Scouts of America are stepping up their standards for full membership. This past weekend the organization hosted their annual Jamboree (I’ll give you a second to laugh at the name), and excluded all extremely obese scouts and scout leaders from the event.

…build bridges

Did you know that 5 million kids still participate in Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts? I found this both shocking and encouraging. Did you know that the handbooks for both organizations have a tendency to reinforce gender stereotypes? I found this neither shocking nor relevant. No offense University of Maryland researchers, but I think in…