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10 Badges To Collect Before Receiving Your ‘Gay Card’

by Dan Tracer May 30, 2016


A new era of scouting could be upon us. Yes, the Boy Scouts of America now accepts gay scouts and scout leaders (woo! progress), but no, that’s not what we’re talking about.

Imagine a world where gay life itself was a sort of structured hierarchy, which let’s be real, isn’t so far from the truth. That’s what blogger David Quantic did when he worked with illustrator William O. Tyler to come up with this fabulous (and oddly comprehensive) list of badges in a gay scouting parallel universe.

We can only assume you get your diamond-encrusted gay card upon completion:

GayScouts_01_Bears GayScouts_02_Drag GayScouts_03_Film GayScouts_04_Hosting GayScouts_05_Hetero GayScouts_06_Rugby GayScouts_07_Profile GayScouts_08_Shade GayScouts_09_Butt GayScouts_10_Grace

Dave Quantic is a comedy writer and comic creator in LA. In his free time he likes to go to Cheesecake with Drake. Read more at

William O. Tyler is an illustrator, puppeteer and film critic living deliciously in Southern California.

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