fix articles 217786, san diego scouting
Scott, Student Alliance for Equality (SAFE) Co-Founder (tags)
Scott, a young Gay man who co-founded San Diego County's Student Alliance for Equality (SAFE) and was cited as a role model by fellow SAFE activist Amy Frye and educator Ernie McCray at the August 19 San Diego Scouting for All rally, participated in the post-rally leafleting on the Balboa Park esplanade.
Openly Gay San Diego Eagle Scout Joshua Rapp and Friend (tags)
Openly Gay Eagle Scout Joshua Rapp (right) poses with a friend at the San Diego Scouting for All rally August 19, 2001 in Balboa Park.
San Diego Eagle Scouts Return Awards at August 19 Rally (tags)
Jim Gieson (right), winner of the Boy Scouts of America's Eagle badge in 1981 and Youth Leadership in America award in 1983, resigned both awards August 19, 2001 in protest against the Scouts' continuing exclusion of Gay leaders and members. Howard Menzer (center), president of San Diego Scouting for All, also resigned his Eagle badge. Mick Rabin (left) had given his up for similar reasons in May 2000.
San Diego Scouting for All Rally Photos (tags)
Photos of the San Diego Scouting for All Rally August 19, 2001 in Balboa Park. Group shot: L to r: educator Ernie McCray, student activist Amy Frye, San Diego P-FLAG chair Dolores Lesnick, San Diego Scouting for All chair Howard Menzer, former Boy Scout National Youth Leader Jim Gieson, attorney M. E. Stephens, Gay Eagle Scout Joshua Rapp and former Eagle Scout Mick Rabin.
Full Transcript/San Diego Scouting for All, Aug. 19, 2001 (tags)
Full transcript of the San Diego Scouting for All rally August 19, at which over 125 local activists came together outside the Boy Scouts of America campground in Balboa Park and demanded an end to city support of the anti-Queer, anti-atheist Boy Scouts. The city leases the Scouts 18.5 acres of parkland for a nominal $1 per year.