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Student Crowned NC’s 1st Trans Homecoming King

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 11
A 17-year-old Charlotte high school student became North Carolina’s first transgender homecoming king Friday.

Pa. Schools Nix Transgender Homecoming King Entry

NATIONAL | Sep 24
A western Pennsylvania school board won’t let a student who was born female but identifies as male run for homecoming king.

Calif. Transgender Student Crowned Homecoming Queen

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 23
A transgender teen had her dreams come true Friday night when she was named homecoming queen of her Huntington Beach, Calif., high school.

Binational Gay Couples Seeking Home in USA

HOME | By AMY TAXIN, LISA LEFF | Aug 9
Amid pressure from Democratic lawmakers, Homeland Security officials reiterated that a foreigner’s longstanding same-sex relationship with a U.S. citizen could help stave off the threat of deportation.

2 Lesbians Elected as Homecoming Royalty at Calif. School

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 31
The students of Patrick Henry High School in San Diego have named two young women, a lesbian couple, to the posts of Homecoming King and Queen.

How High School Proms Became Battlegrounds for Gender Identity Rights

NATIONAL | By Conswella Bennett | Mar 6
A rural high school in Michigan making its prom gender neutral highlights the way schools choose proms & homecoming ’royalty’ has become the latest battleground for gender expression. EDGE examines the issue -- and looks at some brave students.

Lesbian Couple Cheered at Minn. High School

NATIONAL | By Chris Williams | Jan 31
A lesbian high school couple that had sued to walk into a Royalty Court together entered their assembly to the cheers of classmates, in a Minnesota school district where anti-gay bullying has consistently made headlines.

Transgender Texas Teen Wants to Run for Prom Queen

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 7
A Texas school won’t allow a student to run for homecoming queen--because she is transgendered.

Mich. High School Students Fight for a Trans Prom King

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 29
A number of seniors at a Muskegon, Michigan high school voted for Oak Marshall as their homecoming king--but administrators refuse to allow him to compete for the title. The reason: Oak is officially registered at the school as a female student.

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