Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

Back to Article
Back to Article

Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

RonalGalan

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Print page

Joe  Maldonado is an 8-year-old transgender girl to boy. He was in the Boys Scouts of America until he was questionably removed from his New Jersey Cub Scout Troop. Joe’s family reports that parents of other children had been complaining about Joe being in the troop. Joe’s mother says the organization already knew her son was transgender when she signed him up. Now, the Boys Scouts of America is rejecting Joe. In a statement, the BSA said “No youth may be removed from any of our programs on the basis of his or her sexual orientation…. Gender identity isn’t related to sexual orientation”  They have also said that their programs are for those identified as male.

 

I think it’s so ridiculous to have Joe go through something so traumatizing. They had already accepted him into the program and then kicked him out due to peer pressure from the other parents. I hope one day everyone will learn to accept each other and not be so judgemental about everything.

The only solution to this is for awareness to spread about LGBT+ and educate parents about what it means to be a transgender. The world needs a little more love and so much less hate.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/boy-scouts-of-america-bans-transgender-boy-from-cub-scouts-joe-maldonado/

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Navigate Left
  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    Who is Kamala Harris? The Cost of Becoming a Presidential Candidate

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    George H.W. Bush’s Supreme Court legacy.

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    The Supreme Court; Constitutional Threats from Party Politics

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    Those who sacrifice for America

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    California Wildfires

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    American Image

    Native American Justice

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    Global Business Deals Corrupt the Presidency in Peru

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    The Second Amendment; A Local View of Rights and Responsibility in Virginia

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    Who was Mac Miller? The Tragic Irony of an Artist

  • Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?

    Current Events

    Florida Recount

Navigate Right
Are You Prepared for LGBT+ ?