Boy Scouts Ban 8-Year-Old Transgender Boy

Boy Scouts Ban 8-Year-Old Transgender Boy

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is under fire for accepting, then banning a transgender boy into the Cub Scouts in New Jersey. Stating they acknowledge they’ve reversed their ban on sexual orientation discrimination, the organization admitted they still intend to continue discriminating on the basis of gender identity in what will inevitably become a new national controversy for the embattled organization. CBS […]

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Scott Walker: Boy Scouts Need “Protection” From Gay People

Scott Walker

In the wake of the announcement that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) organization will revisit and overturn their ban on gay adult leaders, 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Scott Walker lashed out while making comments to a right wing publication claiming boy scouts need to be “protected” from gay people. Speaking with IJReview, Walker argued that allowing LGBT scout leaders would be detrimental to […]

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GOP ‘Christian’ Celebrates Holocaust Remembrance Day by Bashing LGBT Nazi Victims

By Tim Peacock GOP ‘Christian’ conservative John Stemberger – President of the Florida Family Policy Council and Chairman of Trail Life USA, the ‘Christian alternative’ to the Boy Scouts – kicked off International Holocaust Remembrance Day a little early today with a tweet indicting an entire sect of those murdered en masse by Hiter’s Nazi regime: the LGBT community. Original Tweet Link Whether he’s historically […]

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Robertson: Gays Destroying Boy Scouts, Marriage & Society

Tim PeacockTim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading on campus LGBT advocacy in the University of Missouri campus system, interning with the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and volunteering at advocacy organizations. You can learn more […]

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Liberty Counsel’s Cynthia Dunbar Compares LGBT Activism to Nazi Genocide

By Tim Peacock What is it about Christian fundamentalists and the use of Godwin’s Law to make points? For those unaware, Godwin’s Law is “an assertion made by Mike Godwin in 1990 that has become an Internet adage. It states: ‘As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1.’ In other words, Godwin […]

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Bryan Fischer: Gays in the Boy Scouts Will Lead to Polygamy

By Tim Peacock Bryan Fischer In yet another instance of extreme religious opinions based on (at best) flimsy evidence, Bryan Fischer believes that the recent decision to allow gays into the Boy Scouts will eventually lead to polygamy. How? I’m glad you asked. Fischer believes the LDS Church supported the Boy Scout resolution allowing gays into the organization as a “foot in […]

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Rick Perry: Boy Scouts Execs Accountable to “Their Maker”

By Tim Peacock It seems that the Rick Perry has made himself even less relevant (if that’s possible). Not only did he support the denial of Medicaid expansion in Texas (which will deny health coverage to 1.5 million low income people), he also lambasted the recent decision by the Boy Scouts to allow gay scouts into their organization. Saying they would […]

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Matt Barber Tweets Homophobic Cartoon of Gay Man Tricking Boy Scout into Sex

In case you missed it on Tuesday, Liberty Counsel spokesman and all around hateful bigot Matt Barber tweeted this out to his followers: And people wonder why marriage equality has made such sweeping changes across the nation so quickly – hatred and vitriol like this only serves to push fence-sitters away from the conservative anti-gay cause. LGBT people aren’t pedophiles […]

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California Takes Aim at the Boy Scouts & Other Discriminatory Organizations

By Tim Peacock In a 5-2 decision, the Senate Governance and Finance Committee voted to send a message to the Boy Scouts of America  (and other discriminatory youth organizations) that anti-gay policies aren’t welcome in the state of California. The legislation – called the The Youth Equality Act – would penalize any youth group that discriminated against California youth on the basis […]

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Anderson Cooper Questions Baptist Leader About His Marriage Equality-North Korean Aggression Comments

By Tim Peacock Fred Luter Remember that Southern Baptist leader who equated same sex marriage and allowing gays into the Boy Scouts with the troubles we’re having with North Korea? Fred Luter is the guy’s name, and he spoke with Anderson Cooper Wednesday night about the incident. Of course, in rehashing the statement, Luter remembered things a little differently (claiming […]

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