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In A First, New York Boy Scouts Hire Out Gay Man
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She remembers her sister collapsing and her nephew, in shock, dropping a container of Tic Tacs. She said she could still hear the sobs and shouts from family members imploring God to bring back her nephew, Matthew McCree. Providence told the court, her voice breaking. Providence spoke before Abel Cedeno, a thenyear-old student at the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation in the Bronx, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for fatally stabbing Matthew and grievously injuring another student, Ariane Laboy, in September
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Pascal Tessier left receives his Eagle Scout badge in February , becoming one of the first openly gay Scouts to reach scouting's highest rank. Although the national Boy Scouts of America changed its membership policies in to allow out gay youth members, it has maintained its ban on openly gay adult members. Tessier, for his part, was one of the first out gay scouts to receive the highest rank in scouting, Eagle Scout, after the policy change, and he, when he turned 18 this past August, also urged Gates to change the policy in an open letter published at Time. His hire by the Greater New York Councils sets up a potential conflict with the national leadership of the organization. When asked on Wednesday if there was any change to the national policy regarding out gay adult leaders, Boy Scouts of America spokesman Deron Smith responded, "[T]here isn't.
The Stonewall riots also referred to as the Stonewall uprising or the Stonewall rebellion were a series of spontaneous demonstrations by members of the gay LGBT community [note 1] in response to a police raid that began in the early morning hours of June 28, , at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan , New York City. Patrons of the Stonewall, other Village lesbian and gay bars, and neighborhood street people fought back when the police became violent. The riots are widely considered to constitute one of the most important events leading to the gay liberation movement   and the twentieth century fight for LGBT rights in the United States. Gay Americans in the s and s faced an anti-gay legal system. These influences, along with the progressive environment of Greenwich Village , served as catalysts for the Stonewall riots.