The Boy Scouts of America have made a historic decision to lift their ban on accepting gay boys in the national organization.
Celebrities are applauding the move, but are still frustrated with the council’s decision to continue to ban openly gay scout leaders.
Here’s a sampling of celebrity reaction:
Star Trek’s George Takei: The Nat’l Council of Boy Scouts just voted to lift the ban on gay scouts. A great step forward.
American Pie’s Jason Biggs: “Boy Scouts will start accepting gay youths, but keep banning gay adult leaders. That’s not at all a confusing message to these kids.”
Actress Eliza Dushku: “1/2 way there!”
Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson:“Good step forward”
Reality Star Caroline Manzo: “Boy Scouts change policy banning openly gay kids – progress is a wonderful thing!”