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10:00 AM
January 17th, 2012

We are so fucked as a society, I don’t even know where to begin. What is wrong with people? These are children. Leave them alone. “Pro-family” is just scary.


This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day: A Texas-based “pro-family” group is calling for a boycott of Girl Scout cookies [pdf] in response to the organization’s decision to allow a Colorado boy who identifies as a girl to join a local troop.

In a video uploaded to YouTube last week, Honest Girl Scouts member Taylor, a 14-year-old Girl Scout from Ventura County, California, reads a statement excoriating GSUSA for “not being honest with us girls, its troops, its leaders, its parents or the American public.”

“Girl Scouts describes itself as an all-girl experience,” Taylor continues. “With that label, families trust that the girls will be in an environment that is not only nurturing and sensitive to girls’ needs, but also safe for girls.”

This isn’t the first backlash GSUSA has seen from its decision in Colorado: Three troops in Louisiana disbanded in December, citing the inclusion of trans girls as the reason. 

A boycott of Girl Scout cookies would undoubtedly harm the august organization, as it receives a generous amount of its funding from their sale.

Reached for comment, Girl Scouts spokeswoman Michelle Tompkins told the Washington Post that GSUSA “prided itself on being an inclusive organization serving girls from all walks of life,” and will continue to review “cases involving transgender children on a case by case basis with a focus on ensuring the welfare and best interests of the child in question and the other girls in the troop as our highest priority.” 


(Source: thedailywhat)

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  1. mywindowview reblogged this from thedailywhat
  2. derp-pepper reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    so wrong on so many levels. I has been removed. HA!
  3. majorae reblogged this from kellywebb and added:
    Kelly Webb, everyone, is right.
  4. sophioo reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    shit makes me so angry. It...her parents. Trans...ARE REAL...
  5. sleepless-sky reblogged this from thedailywhat
  6. wickedbadsugar reblogged this from ancientrelic
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  9. olympiaslover reblogged this from thedailywhat
  10. bluelittlegirl reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    We are so fucked...society, I don’t even know where
  11. werestillflying reblogged this from thatsmybreastsnotmypinlanyard
  12. mionaa reblogged this from ioughttobechief
  13. these-electric-stars reblogged this from numchuckbitch
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  15. roddaxios reblogged this from karenhallion
  16. majkristina reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    let’s buy double the amount of cookies, ok?
  17. nnero0 reblogged this from thedailywhat
  18. pditi reblogged this from alllovenoh8 and added:
    Hehehehe proud girl scout here
  19. alllovenoh8 reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    The comment section of the YouTube video is disabled, so please, take a minute to flag it as inappropriate > promotes...
  20. redbirdblogs reblogged this from sunflowyr and added:
    omfg really though I’m pretty sure even Mitt Romney’s going to buy him some fucking Girl Scout Cookies this year if I...
  21. rarityrump reblogged this from 2econdp2iioniic and added:
    excuse me as i go and fucking by EVERY SINGLE GIRL SCOUT COOKIE THAT I CAN
  22. stillastud reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    I’ll be buying extra cookies this year.
  23. pallas-athena reblogged this from potemkinsvillage
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  25. redcaplf reblogged this from sharorama and added:
    I didn’t get the same things out of the GS that a lot of girls did, and our troop was definitely… secular, and...
  26. djbeluga reblogged this from jenarwen and added:
    Amongst all the things I can say about this, the whole “pro family” thing just makes me laugh… in a head shakey face...
  27. rwmendez said: This girl is angry for what reason exactly? I don’t hear this girl speaking such hatred…I hear her parents. Another example of how bad parenting can spread hatred, even at such a young age.
  28. shorm reblogged this from thedailywhat
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