Don Lemon: I'm Gay and I Was a Boy Scout

The CNN anchor slams an anti-gay scoutmaster in a discussion of the Boy Scouts of America's possible change of a discriminatory policy. 

John Stemberger, Don Lemon and Zach Wahls (YouTube)

After last week's announcement by the Boy Scouts of America that the organization will consider repealing the ban on gay Scouts (but not leaders), scoutmaster and anti-gay activist John Stemberger debated the issue with CNN's Don Lemon and gay-rights activist Zach Wahls, the Huffington Post reports.

A highlight: Stemberger warned that the repeal would "destroy Scouting as we know it."

"What do you mean it's going to destroy Scouting? I'm openly gay and I was a Boy Scout," shot back Lemon.

Watch the exchange here:


Read more at the Huffington Post.

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