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Lesbian teen back at Miss. school after prom flap
Yahoo News ^ | 03/11/2010 | SHELIA BYRD

Posted on 03/11/2010 11:46:20 AM PST by Responsibility2nd

JACKSON, Miss. – An 18-year-old Mississippi lesbian student whose school district canceled her senior prom rather than allow her to escort her girlfriend and wear a tuxedo said she got some unfriendly looks from classmates when she reluctantly returned to campus Thursday.

Constance McMillen said she didn't want to go back the day after the Itawamba County school board's decision, but her father told her she needed to face her classmates, teachers and school officials.

"My daddy told me that I needed to show them that I'm still proud of who I am," McMillen told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. "The fact that this will help people later on, that's what's helping me to go on."

The district announced Wednesday it wouldn't host the April 2 prom. The decision came after the American Civil Liberties Union told officials a policy banning same-sex prom dates violated students' rights. The ACLU said the district not letting McMillen wear a tuxedo violated her free expression rights.

McMillen said she felt some hostility toward her on the Itawamba County Agricultural High School campus.

"Somebody said, 'Thanks for ruining my senior year.'" McMillen said.

The school board issued a statement announcing it wouldn't host the event in Fulton, "due to the distractions to the educational process caused by recent events."

The statement didn't mention McMillen or the ACLU. When asked by the AP if McMillen's demand led to the cancellation, school board attorney Michele Floyd said she could only reference the statement.

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KEYWORDS: aclu; celebrateperversity; homosexualagenda; lesbians; prom; teensex
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Miss. school prom off after lesbian's date request
 
03/11/2010 10:57:28 AM PST · by murron · 38 replies · 679+ views
Yahoo News ^ | 3/11/2010 | Shelia Byrd
JACKSON, Miss. – A northern Mississippi school district will not be hosting a high school prom this spring after a lesbian student sought to attend with her girlfriend and wear a tuxedo.
 

Miss. school prom off after lesbian's date request
 
03/11/2010 4:34:34 AM PST · by Daffynition · 82 replies · 2,028+ views
AP via Yahoo ^ | Mar 10, 2010 | SHELIA BYRD
JACKSON, Miss. – A northern Mississippi school district decided Wednesday not to host a high school prom after a lesbian student demanded she be able to attend with her girlfriend and wear a tuxedo. The Itawamba County school district's policy requires that senior prom dates be of the opposite sex. The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi had given the district until Wednesday to change that policy and allow 18-year-old Constance McMillen to escort her girlfriend, who is also a student, to the dance on April 2. Instead, the school board met and issued a statement announcing it wouldn't host...
 

ACLU demands female student be allowed to take girlfriend, wear tuxedo to prom
 
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examiner.com ^ | March 5, 2010 | Matt Kailey
The American Civil Liberties Union and the Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition have sent a letter demanding that Itawamba County School District officials reverse their decision to forbid a lesbian student from attending prom with her girlfriend and from wearing a tuxedo to the prom. Constance McMillen, a student at Itawamba Agricultural High School, said that school officials told her that she could not arrive at the prom with her girlfriend, also a student at IAHS, and that they might be thrown out if any other students complained about their presence. In addition, she was told that she would not be...


1 posted on 03/11/2010 11:46:21 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

I doubt that she has heard the last of this.


2 posted on 03/11/2010 11:48:17 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT,NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I hope the parents got together and organized a private, invitation-only event for their kids at an off-campus venue. A private party is a private party, and there is no need to “consult” the ACLU on whom to invite. One little perv ruined it for them all.


3 posted on 03/11/2010 11:49:34 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: Responsibility2nd

If same sex marriage can’t even pass in California and Oregon, then we the people will not allow this sort of thing in high school. I side with the school district.


4 posted on 03/11/2010 11:50:34 AM PST by real_patriotic_american
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To: Responsibility2nd

So much for interracial prom dating being a hot button issue in Ole Miss...


5 posted on 03/11/2010 11:51:26 AM PST by Nat Turner (Escaped from NY in 1983 and not ever going back....)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Yuo might be right..Here in CA my nieces who are 15 and 17 say it is the cool thing to be gay or bi and that everyone does it...
It might be just a phase but it is f**king up a lot of kids lives..


6 posted on 03/11/2010 11:51:47 AM PST by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“My daddy told me that I needed to show them that I’m still proud of who I am,”

Your daddy missed the mark on this advice. I would never tell my child that they need to show they are proud of being a perverse individual. That’s just wrong.


7 posted on 03/11/2010 11:51:57 AM PST by rj45mis
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To: Responsibility2nd

People who need to be “proud of who I am” probably have a 100% correlation with “people who are a raging pain,” don’t you think?


8 posted on 03/11/2010 11:52:04 AM PST by Tax-chick (Aw, CUSSWORDS!!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Back in 1985 a lesbian from my school was able to bring her girlfriend to our prom.
She even got to wear a tux.


9 posted on 03/11/2010 11:54:14 AM PST by mowowie
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To: Responsibility2nd

So the little gurl wanted to take a crap in the punchbowl and got upset when no one wanted to take a drink.

That’s quite the shame.

Maybe shi and hir gurlfriend should thought their cunning stunt all the way through before hand.


10 posted on 03/11/2010 11:54:19 AM PST by Dr.Zoidberg (Warning: Sarcasm/humor is always engaged. Failure to recognize this may lead to misunderstandings.)
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To: rj45mis

Maybe the “daddy” is a female. ;0)


11 posted on 03/11/2010 11:54:32 AM PST by seemoAR
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To: GSP.FAN

Yes with MTV and 24 hour streaming porn it seems gay/les is becoming the cool thing to do.


12 posted on 03/11/2010 11:55:06 AM PST by Persevero ("Our culture is far better than a retarded Islamic culture." -Geert Wilders)
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To: mowowie

That’s too bad.


13 posted on 03/11/2010 11:55:58 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

I believe that that is what they refer to as a "fat girl angle shot".

14 posted on 03/11/2010 11:56:34 AM PST by mquinn (Obama's supporters: a deliberate drowning of consciousness by means of rhythmic noise)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Schools shouldn’t have proms anyway.


15 posted on 03/11/2010 11:57:43 AM PST by Sloth (Civil disobedience? I'm afraid only the uncivil kind is going to cut it this time.)
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To: GSP.FAN

Sodom & Gomorrah! We know how that turned out!


16 posted on 03/11/2010 11:58:09 AM PST by rcrngroup
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To: GSP.FAN

All the taboos are being destroyed, intentionally. I am thoroughly disgusted with the so called “decent” Americans who have let it happen.


17 posted on 03/11/2010 11:59:18 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT,NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: Responsibility2nd
"My daddy told me that I needed to show them that I'm still proud of who I am," McMillen told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.

Pride goeth before the fall.
18 posted on 03/11/2010 11:59:36 AM PST by Antoninus (It's a degenerate society where dogs have more legal rights than unborn babies.)
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To: Tax-chick

Bingo


19 posted on 03/11/2010 12:01:08 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: Lazamataz

verdict?


20 posted on 03/11/2010 12:01:21 PM PST by Perdogg ("Is that a bomb in your pants, or are you excited to come to America?")
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To: Responsibility2nd

Didn’t want to go back to school?

For the first time in her life she is realizing that actions have consequences.


21 posted on 03/11/2010 12:02:47 PM PST by Brookhaven
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To: Persevero

From what i get from my nieces it is more girls than boys and that the guys encourage it, at parties they have spin the bottle with only girls playing and dare with only girls..
I asked do guys play them games and they went “thats icky”..
Reminds me of those guys promoting free love in the 60’s so they could get laid more and not have to give a sh*t about the girl..


22 posted on 03/11/2010 12:04:20 PM PST by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: rj45mis
"My daddy told me that I needed to show them that I'm still proud of who I am,"

If that were my daughter I would hang my head in shame.

23 posted on 03/11/2010 12:05:59 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (:: The government will do for health care what it did for real estate. ::)
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To: mquinn

looks like snookie.


24 posted on 03/11/2010 12:06:20 PM PST by gussiefinknottle (woof!woof!woof!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Enterprising students should seize the opportunity to organize a private party for profit.


25 posted on 03/11/2010 12:06:43 PM PST by metalcor
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To: Responsibility2nd

I was not aware that high school proms were sexualized events where school officials condone sexual relations between students of the opposite sex.


26 posted on 03/11/2010 12:11:07 PM PST by trumandogz (The Democrats are driving us to Socialism at 100 MPH -The GOP is driving us to Socialism at 97.5 MPH)
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To: Dr.Zoidberg
So the little gurl wanted to take a crap in the punchbowl and got upset when no one wanted to take a drink.

That's disgusting...and a very good analogy!
27 posted on 03/11/2010 12:12:27 PM PST by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: rj45mis
“My daddy told me that I needed to show them that I’m still proud of who I am,”

Your daddy missed the mark on this advice. I would never tell my child that they need to show they are proud of being a perverse individual. That’s just wrong.

This part of the "self-esteem" training many schools push on kids where they should be proud of themselves regardless of their achievements or lack thereof. This girl is being raised to be a narcissist who cares only for herself!

28 posted on 03/11/2010 12:12:41 PM PST by Tamar1973 (Freedom of the Press?! I need Freedom FROM THE PRESS!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Public schools shouldn’t be holding dances and crap anyway, how about we start educating the kids again??

Oops. who am I kidding?


29 posted on 03/11/2010 12:13:20 PM PST by GeronL (I Own Me (yep, boiled down to 6 letters))
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To: GSP.FAN

Of course its the “cool thing”. TV and Hollywood and government all make it the big thing.


30 posted on 03/11/2010 12:14:23 PM PST by GeronL (I Own Me (yep, boiled down to 6 letters))
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
My daddy told me that I needed to show them that I'm still proud of who I am...

This daddy doesn't have the moral compass or courage to tell his little girl that she is doing something worthy of great shame, not pride.

I am sure that having a child who is participating in a homosexual lifestyle is a painful thing, but it he wants to save his child from a lifetime of shame and pain, he needs to grow a spine.

31 posted on 03/11/2010 12:14:56 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself... - D.H. Lawrence)
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To: trumandogz

lolol

And were you not aware of Obama appointing a pedophile as his “Safe-sex schools” czar?

It all fits.


32 posted on 03/11/2010 12:18:11 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

What a selfish little b****.

In probably less than a year, she’ll grow out of this gay fad and all she’ll have done is ruin the memory of a lifetime for most of her classmates.


33 posted on 03/11/2010 12:18:26 PM PST by RabidBartender (Rob Scaaf for Missouri State Senate http://schaafforsenate.com/)
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To: Responsibility2nd; All
"And were you not aware of Obama appointing a pedophile as his “Safe-sex schools” czar?"


34 posted on 03/11/2010 12:26:12 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Perdogg

Without even looking at the picture,

I’d hit it.

In fact, my new tagline:


35 posted on 03/11/2010 12:31:54 PM PST by Lazamataz (Proudly hittin' it without looking at the picture since 1999.)
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To: GeronL

You mean indoctrinating kids????


36 posted on 03/11/2010 12:32:22 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: GSP.FAN

Guys encourage the girls to be bi; that way the guy has a chance of achieving a threesome - one guy, two girls.


37 posted on 03/11/2010 12:32:58 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: musicman

Great cartoon and pics.

Thanx!


38 posted on 03/11/2010 12:33:17 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Spktyr

Doees it work?


39 posted on 03/11/2010 12:34:16 PM PST by Perdogg ("Is that a bomb in your pants, or are you excited to come to America?")
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To: Perdogg

Apparently, yes.


40 posted on 03/11/2010 12:35:03 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

A “You are most welcome!!” BTTT !!!


41 posted on 03/11/2010 12:35:05 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SoldierDad

I think we should outlaw public schools.


42 posted on 03/11/2010 12:36:00 PM PST by GeronL (I Own Me (yep, boiled down to 6 letters))
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To: Responsibility2nd

Wait a minute...isn’t she 18? Her date is a sophomore which would maker her say 15 or 16. Hmmm....sounds like statutory rape to me or at least contributing to the deliquency of a minor. This McMullen chick isn’t just a wierdo she’s a criminal! Don’t they have laws in Mississippi? Come on and step up and do the right thing.


43 posted on 03/11/2010 12:39:26 PM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I’m mildly surprised they didn’t go ahead and expel them both for being lesbians while they were at it.


44 posted on 03/11/2010 12:40:51 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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Sheesh, dude...

...keep it in your pants.

45 posted on 03/11/2010 12:43:05 PM PST by evets (beer)
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To: Spktyr

Yep thats it in a nutshell..


46 posted on 03/11/2010 12:43:06 PM PST by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

She CHOOSES to be a lesbian and then in typical fashion of liberals whines when her choices are not held up as equal and normal...THEY ARE NOT. I will never yield to such people making this demand.


47 posted on 03/11/2010 12:53:53 PM PST by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: GeronL

But without school dances, how would Marty McFly’s parents ever have met?

You didn’t think that one through.


48 posted on 03/11/2010 12:54:22 PM PST by MrRobertPlant2009
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To: GSP.FAN

As I understand it, though, the idea isn’t originating with the guys - it’s the girls who consider that it might be a good idea and the guys are just encouraging it.

The girls, being girls, are obsessed with fashion and what they are told by the media is ‘cool’ and ‘fashionable’. (I mean no offense to any female FReepers here, but ladies, if this wasn’t so, Cosmo and ‘seventeen’ wouldn’t have the enormous circulation they do.) What they’re being told is cool is lesbianism and bisexualism, and the guys are only encouraging what the girls are often trying anyway.


49 posted on 03/11/2010 12:55:31 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
"My daddy told me that I needed to show them that I'm still proud of who I am,"

Obviously, daddy has a lot to do with the dysfunction of his daughter.

50 posted on 03/11/2010 12:58:14 PM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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