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May 2, 2018
Goodbye, 'Boy Scouts'; hello, 'Scouts BSA'
Were you ever a Boy Scout? Why, you misogynistic creep! The very name drips of anti-women venom. Never mind. The Boy Scouts of America have changed all that. From now on, the iconic name "Boy Scouts" will be replaced with the more gender-neutral "Scouts BSA." Associated Press: Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh said many possibilities were considered during lengthy and "incredibly fun" deliberations before the new name was chosen. "We wanted to land on something that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program going forward," he said. "We're trying to find the right way to say we're here for both young men and young women." I'm sure it was a lot of fun destroying an institution set up to help boys become men – sort of like pulling the wings off flies, only not as messy. The organization has already started...(Read Full Post)