Skip to comments.Firing of gay [BSA Eagle Scout] staffer leads 10 to quit in support
Posted on 07/25/2012 7:58:45 PM PDT by kevcol
Tension over the Boy Scouts of America's anti-gay policy reached the Sacramento region this week after 10 members of an area summer camp staff walked out in response to the firing of a gay staff member.
Local BSA officials said the young man was fired not because he is gay, but because he failed to heed repeated requests to dress appropriately for camp. Specifically at issue were his painted fingernails and earring, although one senior official said there were also complaints about his mannerisms and behavior.
On the other side, Randy Thomasson, president of the website SaveCalifornia.com, which bills itself as an advocate for traditional family values, said the Scouts had every right to dismiss Griffin.
"The Scout policy is well known," Thomasson said. "The Boy Scouts have high standards for behavior. The Boy Scouts ought to be commended for maintaining their high standards.
"This guy should not have been working there once he decided he was against their stance on sexuality," he said.
Still, the firing came as a shock to Griffin, a Vacaville native who grew up in a Scouting family.
"As I grew up in the Boy Scouts, I realized I was queer at a young age," he said.
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Here’s an idea. Put all the gay scoutmasters with all the gay scouts. There shouldn’t be anything to worry about since the gay experts assure us the gay men are not looking for gay boys.
And do the same thing for the military. If all the lesbos are together and all the gay men are together, will the experts be concerned about them having sex all the time? After all, they’re not there for sex.
Hell, create a batallion of She-men-haters and turn’em lose. And create a batallion of light in the loafers gay soldiers and put them it the VERY light infantry foot brigaid.
We had this happen in the Scouts when I was a kid. Don’t know if the scoutmaster knew what was going on or just oblivious. 2 asst scout masters were molesting kids. We knew what was going on but had no idea of what to say to anyone. This was back in the 60s and the subject was never addressed as it is today. Different time. Woulda been easier to hide their bodies then, at any rate.
Good post. There is no reason why this weirdo can’t start his own “Gay Scout” group. This is America. I’m sure that thousands of parents would be willing to turn their blossoming young rangers into the hands of this misunderstood fellow.
This is very odd. And just how does that happen? When most boys in the scouts at a young age are interested in camping and exploring the woods this "it's all about me" guy is exploring his "sexuality"?
We now know that virtually all male homosexuals were molested as children by an older male. Is that what happened? And he wants to keep the cycle going? That is how it works.
Perverts on parade.
The Sandusky’s are tempting fate just after Penn state got clobbered because of homo pedophilia. the fags know that homo scouts for America will fail.
These leftist America haters only want to destroy a conservative institution.
Excuse me, but as a naturist (nudist to those of you in Rio Linda) I have to disagree about your statement. We live in a clothing optional subdivision (a nice family neighborhood) and we (dads) don’t have sex with girls.
Jerry Sandusky for scout leader.!! /s
AMEN....GOOD RIDDANCE!! Hey GAYS....start your OWN GAY BOT SCOUT GROUP!!
AMEN....GOOD RIDDANCE!! Hey GAYS....start your OWN GAY BOT SCOUT GROUP!!
BSA should tell folks they are avoiding Sanduskys.
What could go wrong with a flamboyant gay transvestite . . . at a camp . . . with young boys . . . and relatively few parents?
Would love to see that! The QSA.... I won't be supporting any of their fundraisers!
The Boy Scouts demonstrate more maturity and common sense than the entire Democratic Party.
The Real Homosexual Agenda
A Self-Styled ‘Gay Revolutionary’ Offers a Challenge to Straight America:
“We shall sodomize your sons, emblems of your feeble masculinity, of your shallow dreams and vulgar lies. We shall seduce them in your schools, in your dormitories, in your gymnasiums, in your locker rooms, in your sports arenas, in your seminaries, in your youth groups, ...wherever men are with men together. Your sons shall become our minions and do our bidding. They will be recast in our image. They will come to crave and adore us. All churches who condemn us will be closed. Our holy gods are handsome young men. ...We shall be victorious because we are fueled with the ferocious bitterness of the oppressed...”
Michael Swift - Boston Gay Community News - February 15-21, 1987
(From the Traditional Values Coalition Special Report, Vol. 18., No. 10)
Find out about the homosexual movement and its link to pedophilia.
They don't have to. They are doing just fine, being "outraged" at homosexual behavior "here," while being "outraged" at efforts to prevent homosexual behavior "there." Nobody that makes any difference is calling them on it.
Any leftist who doesnt like the Boy Scouts of America is free to create the Queer Scouts of America (QSA) and see how far that gets them. Seriously. This is supposedly a free country. Dont like the BSA? Create your own scouts or shut up!!!
Camp Jerry Sandusky?
When I was a Boyscout a group of fathers on the campout cornrered one of the assistant scout masters and quietly told him that if they ever saw him alone again with a kid in his tent they would beat the living he!! Out of him. He quit after the campout.
First of all a boys camp IS NOT a nudist colony. Secondly, no insult intended, but the vast majority of parents would not allow under any circumstances their kids to attend a naturist camp. You might not want to touch naked children but there are plenty of freaks who do. No reason to take an unnecessary chance.
What the HELL are you doing on this forum??? Why don’t you lay down in the grass and search for some Hanta Virus this fine summer.
Why do you think they call it “camp”? ;)
What am I doing on this forum? 90% of naturists are conservative. We are freedom loving individuals that don’t like to wear clothes when it is not needed.
That’s parental involvement.
My grandfather apparently was involved in the beating of a man in his neighborhood who had molested one of the little girls who lived nearby. Five guys grabbed the perp when he answered the knock at the door at 2AM and left him barely breathing on the lawn. The cops were sitting down a block or so in a car watching to make sure that they didn’t kill him.
The beating was never officially solved by the police. The guy went into the hospital for two months and then sold his home and left the area.
Although a bit unusual, it may explain why there were fewer examples of child molestation in the 1930s. It truly was a different world in those days.
This might not be the forum for you.
YOU ARE GAY!!!
Indidival freedoms, unless YOU don't like the freedom the person is doing.
Yer naked. That makes you offensive, liberal, and a possible pedophile.
Don't ASSUME that naturists are LIBERAL. We are defending the rights of freedom.
So, how ‘bout it Laz? Up for a field trip? Don’t forget your camera....
:-) You can’t drive down the street, since it is gated.
How’s Laz supposed to drive down your street and see how conservative you are? (I am glad to hear it’s gated)
I am a small government conservative with a bit of libertarian in raising of our kids. We are dependent on the family unit, not the government!
Freedom to have mom's funbags danglin'?
Somehow, I dont believe the Founding Fathers primary concern was the public display of pubes.
Ben Franklin was a nudist. Now, it is my and my wife’s choice to raise our kids as naturists. Of course, it is your choice to raise your kids fearing the human body, the one GOD created.
People who are naked are INHERENTLY EVIL.
That includes newborn babies. If you don’t clothe them they do all kinds of vile things. :)
I'm not sure where you came from, but on EARTH we are born nude.
Laz has been here since 1999. You may want to find a more convincing argument.
When will you SATAN WORSHIPERS ever learn?
SATAN WALKS AMONGST US!!!!! He’s that poster, ExCTCitizen.
Nice to see you, FRiend. :)
If one group is banned, is that FREEDOM?
Yes. You are naked. Naked is EVIL. Read the BIBLE. It says that NAKED is EVIL. NO MORE NAKED ALLOWED!
I have only one question: Are you Satan?
Not so easy to recruit suitable replacements mid-way in the summer. I have no idea who the people who walked out were, but if they were program staff - the kids who are actually teaching merit badges, etc. - this kind of move really screws over the Scouts that these people pledged to serve.
And it’s entirely appropriate to fire a staffer who will not follow camp directives on the dress code.
I doubt the Girl Scouts will take him. The GSUSA is far more discriminatory than the BSA is. The BSA discriminates against the 3% of the population that is gay and the (whatever it is)% of the population that is atheist. The GSUSA discriminates against the 50% of the population that is male. They can’t join at all as youth and they limit them as adults. In the BSA young women ages 13 to 20 can join as youth and there are no limitations on the positions that female adults can hold.