- The Boy Scouts of America welcomed its first out transgender scout Tuesday, after reversing a policy barring trans kids from its ranks.
- Joe Maldonado put on a Cub Scout uniform and joined Pack 20 in Maplewood, New Jersey, according to North Jersey’s the Record.
- “This is fun. I’m so proud,” Maldonado said during the meeting. “I am accepted, and I’m actually in Boy Scouts.”
- Maldonado’s mom, Kristie, fought back tears as she watched her son participate in his first meeting in Maplewood. Read more
okay but like, why don't america have mixed gender scouts? thats literally the most confusing thing to me, why are they seperated? Don't they do the same activities?