During the period when bsa had restrictive homosexuality-related policies and debate surrounding them, there were expressions of support and opposition. Responses of support were of the bsa in general, of the policies in question, and bsas right to establish such policies. the change will head off looming discrimination lawsuits but will still allow church-based units to exclude gay adults. The mormon church, the countrys largest sponsor of scout units, said it. openly gay youths will be allowed to join scouting, a historic decision the boy scouts of america says will keep it unclouded by a single, divisive, and unresolved societal issue. But to leaders and supporters of scouting in broward county, fla. , who have lost funding and free-of-charge access to public facilities for supporting the no-gay policy, its a religious matter of. His scouting life seperate like most of us, why cant a gay man? The instances of sexual abuse with kids 0 - 18 have been committed by far more hetero males than gay males we all know that. And once agian i say just because a gay man may be sexually atracted or even make advances towards a straight man does not mean the straight man will turn. The boy scouts of america (bsa) (colloquially, the boy scouts) is the largest scouting organization and one of the largest youth organizations in the united states, with about 2. 3 million youth participants and about one million adult volunteers. The bsa was founded in 1910, and since then, about 110 million americans participated in bsa programs at some time in their lives. Before going the first time, jacking off was something guys used to joke about and do in private. Not at camp! There, guys are doing it right in front of each other in the tents, woods and showers. Once, the first year, one of the counselors came into the shower after troop swim.