The Boy Scouts of America — which endured years of controversy before ultimately lifting bans on gay scouts and leaders in recent years — considers transgender children a separate issue, spokeswoman Effie Delimarkos said in a statement.“No youth may be removed from any of our programs on the basis of his or her sexual orientation,” she said, adding, “Gender identity isn’t related to sexual orientation.” The statement went on to say that Cub Scout programs are for children identified as boys on their birth certificates.
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