Topics :: prom
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday May 17, 2012
A Pennsylvania high school teacher allegedly video taped an openly gay student and his transgender date during a prom and then showed the footage to her class, allowing students to make fun of the couple.
By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Apr 21, 2012
The creator of the popular comic strip ’Funky Winkerbean’ announced that he will tackle gay rights issues in an upcoming issue.
By Jeff Martin | Friday Mar 23, 2012
A suburban Atlanta high school student says in a federal lawsuit that administrators removed him as student body president after he promoted changes aimed at making the prom more inclusive to gay students.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jun 2, 2011
High schoolers in a Maine town elected a gay couple as this year’s prom royalty, an event that many supported--but some decried (though not on camera).
By Conswella Bennett | Sunday Mar 6, 2011
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.
Thursday Jun 10, 2010
A pair of gay best friends were voted prom king and queen by such a wide margin at an upstate New York high school that the school didn’t bother choosing runners-up.
By Shelia Byrd | Tuesday May 25, 2010
A rural Mississippi school district that was sued by a lesbian student who wanted to bring a same-sex date to the high school prom is denying accusations it routed her to a "sham prom" at a country club while most of her schoolmates partied elsewhere.
By Melissa Kossler Dutton | Tuesday May 4, 2010
When Karynn Johnson steps onto the dance floor at her senior prom, she won’t have to worry that any of her classmates will be wearing the same dress. She knows her hot pink tulle and satin dress will be unique because she’s designing and making it herself. Read more...
Thursday Apr 22, 2010
The lesbian teenager from Mississippi who challenged her school district’s ban on same-sex prom dates is seeking unspecified monetary damages, claiming she was publicly humiliated.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Apr 12, 2010
A lesbian student at a rural high school seemed to score a victory for GLBT youth--until a cruel bait-and-switch left her at a "fake" prom while her classmates partied at a country club.