Boy Scouts Lift Transgender Ban After Challenge From N.J. Mom

Joe Maldonado, 8, from New Jersey, loved being a Boy Scout until he says he was kicked out for identifying as transgender. 

Joe was born female and claims when the Boy Scouts of America found out, he was asked to leave. 

So the boy's mother took the case to court and now the organization has changed its acceptance policy and transgender boys can now be part of the troop. 

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