In July, the Boy Scouts of America finally decided to allow gay adult leaders, heralding a burgeoning age of sexual equality. 40 years ago, something similar happened when they forced the Mormon Church to accept black kids into leadership roles in its scout troops.
After much controversy, the Boy Scouts of America executive committee just voted unanimously to allow gay adult leaders. The move brings to an end decades of discrimination by one of the country’s most popular youth organizations.
The Boy Scouts of America now allows gay scouts, but still discriminates against gay leaders. That could change as soon as next month, when the BSA plans a vote on the matter. Why should you care? Why should gay adults be allowed to lead? And, how can you help?
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