Boy Scouts may Finally End Gay Ban…Sort Of

Trying to save the crumbling Boy Scouts and seeking an elusive middle ground on an issue that has divided its ranks
and drawn heated national debate, the Boy Scouts of America have proposed ending its longstanding ban on openly gay scouts  BUT  continuing
to bar gay adults from serving as leaders. 

The decision must be approved by the roughly 1,400 voting members of the Scouts’ National Council at a meeting in Texas the week of May 20.        

“No youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the
basis of sexual orientation or preference alone,” the proposed policy
states. But the organization “will maintain the current membership
policy for all adult leaders.”
Read more at  New York Times