It's Official: Ban on Gay Boy Scouts is Over, Gay Leaders Still Not Ok

The Washington Post reports that the Boy Scouts of America has voted to end a 22-year-old ban on openly gay youth. However, as a testament to the enduring power of homophobia, the organization has decided to keep its ban on adult leaders in place.

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The bishop of the Catholic diocese of Arlington, in Northern Virginia, issued a statement Thursday evening saying the vote “would likely force us to reconsider” staying in scouting.

That sort of sums the whole thing up, no?

(By the way, Bishop — Don't let the door hit you in the ass.)