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Responding to a lawsuit by a 16 year old ousted for his homosexuality, a Boy Scout troop in Rhode Island has announced the organization’s first “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on sexual orientation. The move came after the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that as a “place of public accommodation,” like for example, public restrooms in Griffith Park, the Boy Scouts of America couldn’t bar membership to a gay scoutmaster based solely on his sexual orientation. To commemorate these historic changes, the Scouts have introduced a new “Lipsynching to the Divas” merit badge.

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