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Scouting For All is a non-profit organization founded by Eagle Scout Steven Cozza and Dave Rice, which is trying to eliminate the Boy Scouts of America's policies on not allowing members in their organization who are gay/lesbian, non-theist, and/or girls/women. Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable by a Scout in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). ... The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is an organization for boys between the ages of 7 and 18, and for both young men and women between the ages of 14 and 21, based in the United States of America, with some presence in other countries. ... Although the word gay originally meant happy, in modern usage the term is often synonymous with homosexual. However, both terms are used in several different ways, and are not always interchangable: A gay or homosexual sexual orientation (attraction, preference, or inclination) Gay or homosexual sex involves acts between or among... A lesbian is a homosexual woman. ... Theism is the belief in one or more gods or goddesses. ... young girl A girl is a female human child, as contrasted to a male child, which is a boy. ... Image of a woman on the Pioneer plaque sent to outer space. ...


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The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is an organization for boys between the ages of 7 and 18, and for both young men and women between the ages of 14 and 21, based in the United States of America, with some presence in other countries. ... // About The Coalitions for Inclusive Scouting is made up of numerous coalitions and groups across the United States of America. ...

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