Girl Scouts: Jump on the LGBTQ+ bandwagon, earn a special patch!

Girl Scouts: Jump on the LGBTQ+ bandwagon, earn a special patch!

Girl Scouts: Jump on the LGBTQ+ bandwagon, earn a special patch!

Girl Scouts, some as young as kindergarten age, can now earn a rainbow-striped "fun patch" by celebrating "Pride Month" through reading, drawing – or watching a movie documenting the life of the late gay-rights activist Harvey Milk.

The Girl Scouts has been on a moral decline for a long time, supporting abortion, Planned Parenthood-type sex-ed – and now, the LGBTQ+ agenda. The girls can earn a "fun patch" if they complete LGBTQ-themed activities as part of "Pride Month" – which used to be known just as "June." According to the Girl Scouts website, "fun patches" are unofficial and are not to be worn on the front of the member's sash, vest or tunic.

As stated on the organization's website:

"The Girl Scout LGBTQ+ Pride Month Celebration Fun Patch is designed for Girl Scouts of all levels and their leaders to honor LGBTQ+ history, to celebrate the diverse cultures and identities of LGBTQ+ people, and to acknowledge the many contributions that the LGBTQ+ community has made and continues to make across our nation. Girls and leaders have plenty of activities to choose from to earn this fun patch, and we encourage Girl Scouts of all identities to participate."

Holly Mead of Liberty Counsel cites some of the activities a member can complete in art, which is one three categories: "Including sketch a portrait of a member of the LGBTQ community, past or present, who you admire; make a music playlist featuring 12 LGBTQ artists; create a piece of art that celebrates how families come in all sizes, shapes and kinds."

Other categories include Community (one suggested activity: "Participate in GLSEN's No Name-Calling Week") and Discovery (one suggested activity: "Attend an LGBTQ+ Pride celebration in June with you family or troop").

But before starting their activities, Girl Scouts must "familiarize" themselves with the appropriate terminology – such as gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer-identity. Those terms and concepts are provided by GLSEN (formerly known as the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network).

Meanwhile, the general public may not know how revenue from Girl Scouts cookie sales is used – but Liberty Counsel wants to clear that up. Mead says most people don't realize that the annual sale of cookies does help fund local troops and councils.

"However, the troop only keeps an average of 10-20% of that money," she explains. "So, that means the Girl Scouts USA collects a royalty payment based on its trademark [and] a lot of that money goes towards pushing these agendas."

As reported by AFN, American Heritage Girls – a faith-based alternative to Girl Scouts – has grown successfully over past years. AHG, which teaches and celebrates solid Christian values, boasts troops in all 50 states and 15 different countries. In addition to the troops, thousands of volunteers help the girls to grow in their faith and nurture it as they go out into the world as adults.