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Hayward’s Gay Prom Turns 20

By Elliot Owen | Friday Jun 6, 2014
It’s that time of year again - gay prom season - and this year’s Bay Area event is looking to outshine in the usual festive manner.

Male Student Named Prom Queen at Conn. High School

Thursday May 29, 2014
A 17-year-old senior boy named prom queen at Danbury High School says he’s making a point about gender labeling and discrimination.

NYC High School Allegedly Blocks Student’s Trans Boyfriend From Prom

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
A teen couple claims that officials from a New York high school refuse to let them attend theprom together because one of them is transgender.

Prom Dress Shopping Perilous for Plus-Size Girls

By Leanne Italie | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Clothes shopping for plus-size teens can be frustrating, but shopping for a dream prom dress can be a tear-inducing, hair-pulling morass of bad design and few options - especially for girls who want a dress that hugs the body instead of tenting it.

Pa. Pupil Born Female Seeks to be Homecoming King

Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
A western Pennsylvania school board is reviewing a request by a transgender male student who wants to appear on the ballot for homecoming king.

Mass. Transgender Student Becomes High School Prom Queen

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday May 30, 2013
A Massachusetts high school student made news this week by becoming her school’s first transgender prom queen.

BAGLY Celebrates Youth Pride in Boston

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday May 5, 2013
BAGLY celebrates Gay Pride with a rally, march, entertainment and a prom -- admission to which are free, if you get an HIV test earlier that day.

Principal Won’t Allow Transgender Student to Run for Prom King

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 25, 2013
A transgender teen running for prom king is upset that his school principal will only allow him to run for prom queen. Fellow students in York, Pa., are siding with him in the dispute.

Reflections of a Rock Lobster: Gay Youth Still Fighting for Safer Schools

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Mar 2, 2013
More than 30 years after Aaron Fricke sued his school for the right to escort his boyfriend to a prom, LGBT students are still fighting to prevent discrimination and bullying in schools.

Texas School Tells Teen He Can’t Wear Dress to Prom

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 25, 2013
A Houston high school student claims that his assistant principal told him he wasn’t allowed to wear women’s clothes to his senior prom because it violated the school’s dress code.

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