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Boy Scouts will go gender neutral by dropping “boy” from the name of their flagship program

The Boy Scouts of America are about to be neutered. The 108-year old program for boys aged 11 to 17 will drop “boy” from it’s name in an attempt to appeal to more girls. While the overall organisation will retain the original name, the program itself will be called Scouts BSA from February 2019. Girl…


The Boy Scouts of America are about to be neutered. The 108-year old program for boys aged 11 to 17 will drop “boy” from it’s name in an attempt to appeal to more girls. While the overall organisation will retain the original name, the program itself will be called Scouts BSA from February 2019.

Girl Scout leaders have said they were blindsided by the move and are preparing an aggressive campaign to recruit and retain female membership. Girl Scouts’ CEO, Sylvia Acevedo said, “We are, and will remain, the first choice for girls and parents who want to provide their girls opportunities to build new skills… and grow into happy, successful, civically engaged adults.”

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