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In might 2013, 1400 members the the boy Scouts' national Council converged in Dallas and also voted to permit gay youth to participate in Scouting.

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In 2012, znjke.com join Ohio mother Jennifer Tyrrell in phone call on the young Scouts to readjust the discriminatory policy. Because then, znjke.com has operated with countless individuals and groups to readjust the policy. Inspect out some milestones in the campaign:


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Tuesday, April 10, 2012: Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell is gotten rid of as den leader of her son's Cub Scout pack simply for being gay.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012: znjke.com joins Ohio mommy Jennifer Tyrrell to call for her reinstatement and an end to the boy Scouts the America's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012: Supporters the Ohio mommy Jennifer Tyrrell march in peaceful protest calling for she reinstatement as a leader in her son's young Scouts convoy after she was removed because she is gay.

Thursday, April 19, 2012: Michelangelo Signorile reports that James Beard structure president SusanUngaro will return an award she welcomed from the BSA after learning of its discriminatory plan banning gay scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Saturday, April 21, 2012: A Change.org petition sustaining Ohio mommy Jennifer Tyrrell and also calling because that an finish to the BSA's discriminatory ban on happy scouts and also LGBT leader reaches an ext than 100,000 signatures.

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Saturday, April 21, 2012: Jennifer Tyrrell and her household speak on stage at the znjke.com Media Awards in Los Angeles. Celebrities consisting of Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games), Benicio del Toro, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and also Lisa Vanderpump sign her Change.org petition.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012: CNN's LZ Granderson breaks news the the boy Scouts the America will reaffirm that discriminatory policy that caused the ousting that Ohio mother Jennifer Tyrrell together scout leader of she son's boy Scouts troop due to the fact that she's gay. Several members that Jennifer's troop speak to CNN.com in support of Jennifer. BSA leader refuse to accomplish with Tyrrell.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012: Jennifer Tyrrell and also her 7-year-old kid Cruz speak come Kyra Phillips onCNN Newsroom.

Thursday, April 26, 2012: znjke.com releases video clip footage and also reports the Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney said in a 1994 debate that he supports an finish to the BSA's discriminatory half on gay scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Thursday, April 26, 2012: MSNBC's cutting board Roberts speak to Jennifer Tyrrell, join by her son Cruz, around the call for an finish to the BSA's discriminatory half on gay scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Friday, April 27, 2012: David J. Sims, board member of the BSA's Ohio river Valley the supervisory board announces his resignation in support of Jennifer Tyrrell that was ousted from her son's boy Scouts troop because she is gay.

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Monday, may 7, 2012: znjke.com launches a Mother's Day project urging celebrities and others to support Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell and call because that equality in the boy Scouts.

Tuesday, may 8, 2012: The L.A. Times reports the California lawmakers dismissed a resolution honoring the BSA and also instead passed one calling because that the organization to finish its discriminatory ban on happy scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Friday, may 11, 2012: Celebrities including Julianne Moore, Max Adler (Glee), Fran Drescher, Perez Hilton, Lisa Lampanelli, Micah Jesse, woman Leeves, Sean Maher, Kelly Osbourne, Darryl Stephens and Rita Wilson send Mothers' Day support to Ohio mommy Jennifer Tyrrell.

Tuesday, may 29 2012: Singer and star the the CW's Vampire Diaries Kat Graham dedicates her performance on The Ellen DeGeneres present to ousted Ohio mommy Jennifer Tyrrell.

Wednesday, might 30, 2012: Eagle reconnaissance Zach Wahls delivers more than 275,000 signatures to the BSA's national annual meeting calling for the organization to end its discriminatory policy. Wahls meets through BSA officials at the national yearly meeting whereby he is told that a resolution is under review.

Wednesday, might 30, 2012: MSNBC's thomas Roberts speaks to Zach Wahls about delivering 275,000 signatures indigenous a Change.org petition to the BSA calling for the company to reinstate Ohio mother Jennifer Tyrrell and also end that discriminatory ban on happy scouts and LGBT leaders.

Sunday, June 3, 2012: Jennifer Tyrrell is joined on stage at the znjke.com Media Awards in mountain Francisco by regional scouts and also leaders.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012: Sources check that the BSA will consider new policy to be voted on in 2013 allowing local reconnaissance troops to decide whether or not to expropriate gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

Thursday, June 7, 2012: Jennifer Tyrrell appears on CNN's starting Point with Soledad O'Brien to speak around the BSA's announcement the it will take into consideration ending its discriminatory ban on gay scouts one LGBT leaders.

Thursday, June 7, 2012: Zach Wahls speaks to MSNBC's thomas Roberts around his beginning ofScouts for Equality and around the announcement by the BSA that it will take into consideration ending its discriminatory ban on gay scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012: CNBC reports the Ernst & Young CEO and current BSA board Member James Turley authorize a statement sustaining an finish to the anti-gay ban.

Monday, June 18, 2012: MSNBC's thomas Roberts speaks to previous Eagle enlightenment Naka Nathaniel, who renounced his rank in opposition come the BSA's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

Monday, June 18, 2012: The brand-new York everyday News exclusively reports that TV symbol George Takei will certainly march in the NYC proud parade v Jennifer Tyrrell in a present of assistance for ending the BSA's discriminatory half on gay scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Thursday, June 28, 2012: Jennifer's Change.org petition reaches over 300,000 signatures.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012: BSA division news of a "two year long review" and reaffirms policy. Zach Wahls and also others question the "11 person committee" the the BSA insurance claims met for two years.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012: Bryan Fischer the the anti-gay American family Association reports the the head that the boy Scouts called him come let him know they would not be finishing the ban.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012: AT&T CEO and also current plank Member that BSA Randall Stephenson announces opposition to the half via CNBC after a Change.org petition call on that to execute so.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012: Jennifer Tyrrell delivers much more than 300,000 petition signatures and also meets with Boy enlightenment officials in ~ the boy Scouts' headquarters in Dallas.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012: Zach Wahls launches a Change.org petition call on the BSA to let its executive Board poll on a resolution the would end the ban once and for all.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012: The Star Tribune reports that Minnesota's biggest council, the northern Star council, will remain welcome to gay members.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012: Zach Wahls speak to Soledad O'Brien on CNN's starting Point and Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC's last Word adhering to the BSA's decision come reaffirm its discriminatory policy.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012: TV icon George Takei takes come his blog criticizing the BSA's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Thursday, July 19, 2012: In a Dallas Morning News op-ed, znjke.com and HRC call for the BSA to finish its discriminatory half on gay scouts and LGBT leaders, speak the BSA is on the wrong next of history.

Thursday, July 19, 2012: Girl Scouts of the USA publishes a explain affirming the organization's inclusive policy permitting all girl regardless of sex-related orientation.

Thursday, July 19, 2012: Camp Fire USA president Cathy Tisdale writes a piece for The new York time calling the end the BSA because that its discriminatory policy and affirming that Camp Fire is open up to every youth and families.

Friday, July 20, 2012: Martin Cizmar, the arts and culture editor that Portland Oregon's Williamette Weekly, returns his Eagle reconnaissance medal to the BSA.

Friday, July 20, 2012: A spokesperson because that Washington Republican gubernatorial candidate rob McKenna states that the candidate, who is the state attorney general and an Eagle Scout, disagrees v the young Scouts' current decision to keep its half on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

Friday, July 20, 2012: Major league Soccer announces it will certainly not renew that is contract v Boy Scouts.

Friday, July 20, 2012: LGBT advocate and also QNotes editor Matt Comer speak HLN the he to be ousted native the young Scouts in 2000 at 14-years-old because that being open gay.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012: BSA comments to Yahoo! News ~ above the variety of Eagle Scouts returning medals.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012: Ten staffers in ~ a Sacramento, California boy Scouts camp resign in a display of support for fellow staffer and also Eagle scout Tim Griffin, that was fired critical week since he's gay. Griffin had served at the camp because that eight years.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012: NPR speak to one Eagle Scout who sent earlier his argorial to speak to for an end to the BSA's discriminatory half on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

Thursday, July 26, 2012: Troop 729 in brand-new York City, among others, confirms that they "cross out a promise come abide by the BSA's ban.

Thursday, July 26, 2012: Scouts and community members of convoy 348 in Pittsburgh launch a Change.org petition to disapprove the ban on gay scouts.

Sunday, July 29, 2012: The USA now editorial plank calls because that an finish to the BSA's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

Wednesday, respectable 1, 2012: WBLZ reports that Dr. Mark Varnum that Bangor, Maine is returning his Eagle enlightenment badge and also other medals he got as a young Scout to protest the BSA's discriminatory ban on happy scouts and LGBT leaders.

Friday, august 3, 2012: The Statehouse bureau reports that brand-new Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak turned down an compensation from a phibìc Jersey boy Scouts group due to the fact that of the BSA's discriminatory ban on happy scouts and LGBT leaders.

Saturday, august 4, 2012: The connected Press reports that a spokesperson because that Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney affirmed the the nominee was standing by his vault statements indigenous 1994 sustaining an finish to the BSA's discriminatory policy banning gay scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Sunday, respectable 5, 2012: Associated push reports on the growing variety of Eagle Scouts returning their badges come the BSA come protest the discriminatory ban on happy scouts and LGBT leaders.

Wednesday, respectable 8, 2012: Think progress reports the both two regional Boy Scouts groups, the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN-based northern Star Council and Boston Minutemen Council, have reaffirmed their stance versus the BSA's discriminatory half on happy scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Wednesday, respectable 8, 2012: In a statement to the Washington Blade, a White house spokesperson said that president Obama "opposes discrimination in every forms, and also as such opposes plan that discriminates on basis of sexual orientation."

Thursday, respectable 9, 2012: Eagle scout Aaron Becker to write in the everyday Beast about why he's renouncing his rank, and how the young Scouts teach him it's the right thing to do.

Monday, august 13, 2012: CNN reports that much more than 100 Eagle Scouts have returned their badges to BSA, calling because that an finish to its discriminatory ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

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Wednesday, respectable 15, 2012: Ousted Eagle reconnaissance Tim Griffin delivers much more than 70,000 signatures native a Change.org petition urging the gold Empire young Scouts Council come reinstate him and also reject the BSA's discriminatory half on happy scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Monday, respectable 20, 2012: The Courier-Journal reports that Kentucky dad Greg Bourke was ousted together a leader of his son's boy Scouts troop since he is gay.

Tuesday, respectable 21, 2012: Connecticut the supervisory board announces that is not adhering to the ban and receives capital from neighborhood United way as a result.

Tuesday, august 28, 2012: Pennsylvania thing of the United means pulls funding from regional troop, citing the ban.

Thursday, respectable 30, 2012: The Press-Enterprise reports the Redlands, California Cub Scout pack 24 will hold a conference to take on inclusive policy permitting all youth and families come participate and also to speak versus the BSA's discriminatory policy.

Friday, September 14, 2012: NBC 10 Philadelphia reports that Cameron Kline and also his father, both Eagle Scouts, room returning your Eagle badges to the BSA to call for an finish to the discriminatory half on happy scouts and LGBT leaders.

Monday, September 17, 2012: USA this day reports the an LGBT-affirming church in Delaware is parting means with a neighborhood Boy Scouts troop over its follow to the BSA's discriminatory ban on happy scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Monday, September 17, 2012: WHAS-11 reports that Kentucky dad Greg Bourke, who was ousted as a leader in his son's boy Scouts troop due to the fact that he is gay, introduced a petition on Change.org calling for the Lincoln heritage council of Louisville to stand against the BSA's discriminatory policy.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012: The American elevation uncovers documents showing corporate donations come the BSA, sparking supporters to speak to for an end to capital while the BSA upholds that discriminatory half on happy scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Thursday, September 20, 2012: znjke.com joins Zach Wahls to launch petition urging Intel to prevent donating funds to the BSA till it end its discriminatory ban on gay scouts and also LGBT youth.

Friday, September 21, 2012: The Intel structure announces it will no longer donate to the boy Scouts of America much less than 48 hours after Eagle Scout and Scouts because that Equality founder Zach Wahls launched a petition calling because that the company to stop capital the BSA's discriminatory practices.

Monday, September 24, 2012: Pack 12 in Framingham, MA announces it will certainly not force the ban.

Wednesdsay, September 26, 2012: Cleveland United means pulls resources from regional troop.

Saturday, September 29, 2012: In Gainesville, Florida, a team of Eagle Scouts and also their households march in the Gainesville pride Parade and also Festival together Scouts for Equality in support of the Inclusive Scouting Network.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012: Zach Wahls launches a Change.org petition urging UPS to stop funding the BSA in light of the organization's discriminatory half on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.

Thursday, October 4, 2012: KGO-TV reports the Moraga, California teens Ryan Andresen was denied the Eagle Scout location after coming out together gay.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012: BSA spokesperson Deron smith tells Yahoo! News that California young Scout Ryan Andresen to be denied the Eagle rank after the disagreed with organization's "religious principles."

Friday, October 5, 2012: California mom Karen Andresen issues a declare saying the BSA spokesperson Deron smith lied around her child Ryan disagreeing with the young Scout's spiritual principles, and also that Ryan was denied the Eagle Scout location after comes out as gay.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012: The Ellen DeGeneres present welcomes gay teen Ryan Andresen to talk about his ousting type the boy Scouts under its half on happy scouts and also leaders. Ellen gifts Ryan $20,000 for his education.

Thursday, October 11, 2012: A Beverly Massachusetts Cub Scouts fill publicly rejects the BSA's discriminatory half on happy scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Thursday, October 11, 2012: Ohio mommy Jennifer Tyrrrel sends out a letter to her regional Ohio flow Valley young Scouts Council, urging the council to refuse the BSA's anti-gay policy. The letter to be signed by 16 reconnaissance troops and also councils approximately the country that have already rejected the discrimination ban.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012: U.S. Councilor Barbara Boxer write a letter come ousted gay young Scout Ryan Andresen, supporting his work to finish anti-gay discrimination in the BSA.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012: Gay teenager Ryan Andresen speak to CNN's Anderson Cooper after delivering much more than 400,000 Change.org petition signatures calling for his reinstatement in boy Scouts to the Mt. Diablo-Silverado young Scout the supervisory board in satisfied Hill, California.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012: A Conservative Jewish day institution in east Orange, new Jersey announces it will not renew its young Scout charter due to the fact that of the nationwide Scouting organization's discriminatory half on gay scouts and leaders.

Monday, November 12, 2012: The UPS structure announces it will no longer fund the young Scouts of America while group upholds its ban on gay scouts and leaders.

Monday, November 12, 2012: California Lt. Gov. And also former scout Gavin Newsom writes to the Mt. Diablo-Silverado boy Scouts Council and also the BSA in assistance of ousted scout Ryan Andresen and against the national Scouting organization's half on happy scouts and also scout leaders.

Saturday, November 17, 2012: Pink News reports the synagogues and also other Jewish organizations across the us withdraw assistance for the BSA because of that is discriminatory ban on happy scouts and also leaders.

Friday, November 30, 2012: Gay teen Ryan Andresen is booked to be known by the California StateAssembly after ~ he was expelled from his neighborhood troop and also denied the Eagle scout rank.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012: Scouts because that Equality founder Zach Wahls launches a Change.org petition calling on Verizon come stop funding the young Scouts that America till it ends its discriminatory ban on happy scouts and also LGBT leaders.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012: The Merck foundation announces it will certainly suspend all capital for the young Scouts of America till the team ends that is discriminatory ban on happy scouts and LGBT leaders.

Monday, December 10, 2012: The Merck structure becomes the latest corporate leader to speak out versus the boy Scouts the America’s half on happy scouts and also scout leaders.

Tuesday, January 2, 2013: Parenting newspaper names Jennifer Tyrrell one of the best Parents that 2012.

Friday, January 11, 2013: Executives at the young Scouts of America feign ‘tight control’ of the organization, regardless of mounting pressure from in ~ their very own ranks to finish the group’s anti-gay policies.

Thursday, January 17, 2013: Mataguay reconnaissance Ranch regime director Derek Nance comes the end in an that Gets better video posted on YouTube and speaks out versus the boy Scouts’ anti-gay policies.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013: znjke.com join Scouts for Equality and 20 year-old Eagle Scout will Oliver to call on the National geographic Channel come denounce the young Scouts that America's (BSA) half on gay scouts and also scout leaders.

Friday, January 25, 2013: The National capital Area the supervisory board (NCAC) that the young Scouts intimidates to remove a Maryland Cub Scout fill for posting a declare on that website saying it won’t discriminate against gay members.

Saturday, January 26, 2013: pack 422 says it was compelled to remove a non-discrimination statement indigenous its website ~ the National capital Area council (NCAC) that the boy Scouts that America (BSA) threatened to revoke the Pack's charter.

Monday, January 28, 2013: News brokethat the boy Scouts the America is "actively considering" an finish to the policy that bans happy scouts and also leaders following a campaign by znjke.com, Scouts for Equality and others.

Monday, February 4, 2013: Senators Sherrod Brown and Jeff Merkley, both the whom are Eagle Scouts, send a letter come the boy Scouts of America urging the company to "to take on inclusive membership and also leadership plans that will permit for every Americans to get involved in the boy Scouts."

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Monday, February 4, 2013: Ousted boy Scout mommy Jennifer Tyrrell, gay Eagle Scout will certainly Oliver, gay previous Scoutmaster Greg Bourke, and also Eric Andresen, father of a gay Scout refuse his Eagle Award, supply the an ext than 1.4 million signatures gathered in ~ Change.org on behalf of finishing the young Scouts' half on gay scouts and also leaders.

Monday, February 4, 2013: Clergy native the Presbyterian Church call on the young Scouts that America to finish their ban on gay scouts and also leaders.

Monday, February 4, 2013: United Methodist Church leaders sign up with the chorus of people and organizations calling for the young Scouts come drop its half on gay scouts and also leaders.

Friday, February 8, 2013: Quinnipiac university releases a poll indicating the a majority of Americans believe that the boy Scouts of America must drop their ban on openly happy members.

Monday, march 04, 2013: National geographic meets through znjke.com and Eagle Scout will Oliver to testimonial a 120,000 signature Change.org petition denouncing their involvement through the BSA. National geographical airs a disclaimer before their show Are girlfriend Tougher than a young Scout? disassociating themselves from the BSA's policies.

Tuesday, march 05, 2013: Carly Rae Jepsen and also Train make the decision not to get involved in your planned performances at the 2013 nationwide Scout Jamboree till the anti-gay ban has been lifted.

Monday, march 11, 2013: The BSA starts surveying its load leaders on your opinions the the anti-gay ban.

Thursday, march 14, 2013: Microsoft founder and billionaire charity Bill gates speaks out versus the boy Scouts discrimination policies.

Thursday, march 14, 2013: Jennifer Tyrell tells CNN the the BSA currently know that gay scouts and also leaders must be included.

Saturday, march 16, 2013: Madonna, dressed in a boy Scout uniform, speak out through Jennifer Tyrrell versus the young Scout's anti-gay half at the 24th yearly znjke.com Media Awards in brand-new York.

Wednesday, in march 20, 2013: The Mt. Diablo Silverado board of directors of the BSA to be the first in America to advice the BSA to eliminate its anti-gay half after 81% that its members speak to for equality.

Tuesday, march 26, 2013: Popular television comedy bases one episode around the BSA's anti-gay ban and shows a fictionalized version of the real-life events gay members have endured as result of the boy Scouts anti-gay policy.

Sunday, April 14, 2013: Openly happy brothers Lucien and also Pascal Tessier start a Change.org petition urging the BSA come drop their anti-gay half and allow Scouts prefer Pascal a opportunity at your Eagle scout awards.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013: Greg Bourke, a Kentucky father who was ousted indigenous the boy Scouts for being gay, it is provided a petition with much more than 64,000 signatures come the United way asking them come suspend your sponsorship that the BSA till they lift your anti-gay ban.

Saturday, April 20, 2013: Several belief leaders, consisting of representatives indigenous the Unitarian Universalist Association, The joined Church that Christ, and ReconcilingWorks: Lutherans for complete Participation, problem statement that disappointment at the BSA's continued support because that discriminatory practices.

Sunday, April 21, 2013: Zach Wahls appears on a CNN discussion of the boy Scouts anti-gay ban.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013: David Meshulam, chairman of the Los Angeles Area Council because that the BSA, announces his and also several other South California BSA Councils' assistance for dropping the anti-gay ban.

May 2013:The young Scouts the Americavotes to allow gay youth.

July 2015: The boy Scouts the America votes to permit gay adults.

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January 2017: The young Scouts that America move to permit transgender boys to take part in Scouting.