Jennifer Tyrrell has said she was “moved” by the resignation of Boy Scouts board member David Sims in protest of her recent ouster.

The 32-year-old Ohio mother has launched a campaign to bring awareness to the Boy Scouts' policy banning openly gay scouts and leaders after she was removed from her volunteer position because she failed to meet the group's “high standards of conduct” in relation to her being in a 5 year relationship with another woman.

On Friday, Sims, a board member of the Ohio River Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America, resigned in support of Tyrrell.

“Yesterday, after receiving the email from Paul Tucker, I first learned the story of Jennifer Tyrrell, the den leader for Pack 109's Tiger Scouts in Bridgeport, Ohio, who was removed as leader solely due to her sexual orientation. I understand that this action was taken as a result of a standing policy of the Boy Scouts of America and that said action is legal. However, Ms. Tyrrell's removal goes against my fundamental beliefs of how we should treat our fellow human beings and is, in my opinion, wholly discriminatory. I understand that the Boys Scouts of America is free to run its organization as it sees fit, however, I can not formally be a part of it based upon this policy,” Sims wrote in his resignation letter.

Appearing on cabler HLN's Dr. Drew, Tyrrell said she was “moved” by the show of support.

“I was very moved by that,” she told host Dr. Drew. “I actually got a chance to read the letter. And I would like to thank him personally. Thank you Mr. Sims, that means a lot to me. He's an Eagle Scout, his father was an Eagle Scout, his grandfather was an Eagle Scout, he served on the board. And he resigned because he says that he doesn't want his fellow mankind to be treated this way. So that's amazing.” (The video is embedded in the right panel of this page. Visit our video library for more videos.)

(Related: Mitt Romney once agreed with ousted scouts leader Jennifer Tyrrell.)