Thomson ReutersFebruary 6, 2013 11:15
* Boy Scouts board says complex issue needs more review
* National Council to take action in May
* Boy Scouts upheld ban on gays in July 2012
* Boy Scouts youth membership down 21 percent since 2000
By Marice Richter
IRVING, Texas, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday delayed to May a vote on whether to end a longstanding controversial ban on gay participants, giving a membership deeply divided by the possible change more time to air their concerns.