Boy Scouts Will Admit Girls, Allow Them to Earn Eagle Scout Rank 

The scouting board of directors voted unanimously to make the historic change in an organization that has been primarily for boys since its founding.

Boy Scouts Will Admit Girls, Allow Them to Earn Eagle Scout Rank – NBC News

I’m not convinced that my generation has made much progress in what we tongue-in-cheekily categorize as, “Chick Stuff,” around here. Which is a shame.

In the larger sense, society can only benefit from fully allowing and encouraging participation from more than just a segment of its population.

In the more personal sense, I know some brilliant women whose personality and achievements are more fully appreciated when taken as a totality, as opposed to viewed from the limited frame of what women are and how they are “supposed” to be.

This was a nice headline to see though. It’s very heartening to think of all of the young people who will benefit from being judged on what they do, as opposed to what girls have traditionally done.

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