Constance McMillen has amended her complaint against the Itawamba County School District to include the “mean prom” held in Evergreen County. The complaint is supported by comments made on La Figa by a student from Constance’s high school after the photos of the “mean prom” surfaced here.
|By: Lisa Derrick Thursday April 15, 2010 8:04 am|
Three faces of Pride will ride as Grand Marshals in this year’s New York City Pride March, June 27–Judy Shepard, Lt. Dan Choi, and Constance McMillen.
|By: Lisa Derrick Friday April 9, 2010 5:26 pm|
Constance isn’t the first student to face discrimination at Itawamba Agricultural High School. Just before Constance spoke out about the discriminatory prom criteria, another student was forced to leave town.
|By: David Dayen Friday April 9, 2010 4:01 pm|
What’s the Student Non-Discrimination Act? It’s a piece of legislation quietly introduced by Rep. Jared Polis in January. Change.org notes that the kind of discrimination McMillen experienced is happening all over the country, and SDNA would prohibit it.
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday April 6, 2010 5:20 pm|
Faced with having to allow a lesbian couple to attend their high school prom, a town conspires to hold two proms–one for gay and physically handicapped student, and one for everybody else.