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With the help of votes from Central Ohio delegates, leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to allow openly gay boys for the first time. Simon Kenton Council spokeswoman, Jen Koma, says local leaders were given guidance prior to the vote.
The Boy Scouts of America proposed Friday afternoon to allow gay youth membership into the organization, but decided to maintain its current ban adult gay Scout leaders.
Records say Michael Shriver Highman, an Eagle Scout, was banished from the organization in 1984 for four separate occasions of alleged sexual misconduct, including fondling a Scout at a state park. 25 years later, Highman was teaching and coaching at Hilliard Weaver Middle school when investigators found child pornographic pictures in his home.
An Ohio woman ousted as a den mother because she is a lesbian has delivered a petition with 300,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America headquarters urging the organization to reinstate her.