Gayz and Boyz Scouts of America AND WORD Mobilizes on Multiple Fronts

Former Boy Scout and current Gay Activist, Archer Alstaetter considers how his experience in scouting has figured into all of his professional and general life’s undertakings, amidst the Boy Scouts of America surveying members about including gays in the organization. Archer’s latest enterprise, establishing an eco destination resort (La Luisa) in a community outside of Armenia, Colombia, is yet another place where his scouting skills have been put to the test. archerboinkevents on Facebook allows listeners to follow his many projects at all points between Santa Ana, CA and La Luisa, Colombia. Next, Danielle Norwood, organizer for Women Organized To Defend and Resist (WORD) addresses how this new organization mobilizes to address the back-sliding of women’s rights and issues in the U.S. This program considers the recent Arkansas and North Dakota legislative actions to ban abortions at 12 weeks and 6 weeks respectively. Information about WORD’s website: post listeners on upcoming events and activities. Other announcements on today’s show: Another occasion will be presented by former guest Dania Akhouli; on 3/24 from 5-8 p.m., “A Country Called Syria,” at the Seal Beach Center for Spiritual Living, call (714)308-6060 for more information. Former guest and journalist, and current Director for Communications at JStreet, Alan Elsner will be tracking Obama’s trip to Israel this week on postings.Gayz and Boyz Scouts of America AND WORD Mobilizes on Multiple Fronts