Girl Scouts to welcome cross-dressing boys

Girl Scouts to welcome cross-dressing boys
(Image: San Gorgonio Council of Girls Scoute, "100 Years of Scouting," via Riverside CA Metropolitan Museum)

On the GSA website, the association states: “If the child is recognized by the family and school/community as a girl and lives culturally as a girl, then Girl Scouts is an organization that can serve her in a setting that is both emotionally and physically safe.”

Girls participating in the scouts will now be obliged to recognize transgenderism as a normal lifestyle, critics say. …

The conservative American Family Association expressed its outrage at the policy change, accusing scout leaders of “losing their moral compass.” …

“Boys in skirts, boys in make-up and boys in tents will become a part of the program. This change will put young innocent girls at risk,” the group said.

This isn’t the first time that the issue of transgender boys wanting to join the Girl Scouts has come up, though such cases are fairly uncommon. In early 2012, seven-year old Bobby Montoya, who was living as a girl, was allowed to join his local Girl Scout troop in Colorado. …

Since 2003, GSA’s enrollment has dropped by over one million girls, almost 27% of its membership, a decline that critics attribute to its “lurch to the left.”

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