Scouts’ Recruitment War Raises Questions About What it Means to be a Girl or a Boy


By Samantha Schmidt, The Washington Post


It was a seemingly minor typo in a brief posting on an emailing list for Boy Scouts in Northern Virginia. But to the Girl Scouts, it was a red flag.

A Boy Scout volunteer from a United Methodist Church in Woodbridge, Va., was inviting young men and women to an upcoming information session, part of a nationwide recruiting push as the Boy Scouts prepares to include older girls for the first time next February….more

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