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Why Are Conservatives So Afraid of Trans Girl Scouts?

Posted on May 18, 2015 in Personal Thoughts | 6 comments

“Sexual anarchy.” A “slap in the face to Christian parents.” A “dangerous policy.” That’s what some conservatives are calling the Girls Scouts acceptance of trans girls into the organization. I have to admit that I’m a bit confused by the reaction to the policy update posted on the Girls Scouts blog this week, because it’s pretty much been in place since 2011. “If a girl is recognized by her family, school and community as a girl and lives culturally as a girl, Girl Scouts is an organization that can serve her in a setting that is both emotionally and physically safe. Inclusion of transgender girls is handled at a...

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