It was a touching scene in Grapevine Thursday when LGBT advocates who’ve worked for inclusion in the Boy Scouts were able to celebrate the victory of coming closer to their goal.
The BSA will begin allowing openly gay Scouts in January, but the ban on gay leaders will remain in place.
Those who’ve fought for full inclusion said they’re focus will remain on the Scouts until all gays are welcome in the organization.
Former den mother Jennifer Tyrrell said that in a year the American people were able to tell the BSA that they wanted the policy to change, so she has hope that the voices of allies will continue to be heard in the future.
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