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Same-sex couple barred from Lexington Catholic prom
kentucky.com ^ | 05/15/2012 | Jennifer Hewlett

Posted on 05/15/2012 9:35:53 AM PDT by massmike

Two female students say they were not allowed to attend Lexington Catholic High School's prom as a couple Saturday night, upsetting a number of students at the school.

Hope Decker, 18, a senior, and sophomore Tiffany Wright, 16, had already gotten their dresses for the event, but Friday afternoon they were told by school administrators they could not attend as a couple because of the church's stance on same-sex relationships, Wright said.

In an email Sunday, Lexington Catholic president Steve Angelucci said, "As a Catholic high school, we uphold every teaching of the Catholic Church. The policies and procedures of our school reflect those teachings."

When the couple tried to enter the school's gymnasium, where the prom was held, they were turned away, so Wright said they held their own prom in the school's parking lot.

"I would understand and respect the school's decision if they truly upheld church teachings," Wright said Sunday night. "They didn't forbid the entrance of all the couples who've had premarital sex and all the kids who planned to get drunk after the prom."

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To: trailhkr1; ladyjane

Not Guilty! And yes, sometimes they are “like in the movies”.

I know many bisexual girls who are extremely attractive and get physical with girls but they all prefer men for serious relationships.

I don’t know any lesbians but once bought a home from a couple. The “butch” one’s name could have been a man’s and she wore all men’s clothing so I didn’t know it until halfway through the closing. Awkward...

The feminine one was actually very very pretty.


51 posted on 05/15/2012 11:01:55 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: massmike

What? A Roman Catholic institution acting Roman Catholic? How shocking! The next thing you know, the League of Women Voters will start expecting all of its members to support female suffrage.


52 posted on 05/15/2012 11:10:54 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: massmike

They should have been excommunicated long before this prom; just like Pelosi, and all of the Kennedys, and the only reason I can see why a priest would tolerate any of these insects-—beyond belief in itself-—is, fear of their tax exempt status(the almighty dollar.) These creatures have been released on us and we welcomed them under the guise of the social justice banner throw-up. Most deserve thier coming fate for being such boobs, but the others will end up suffering right-a-long-side the succubus’. God help us!


53 posted on 05/15/2012 11:16:34 AM PDT by Joshua Marcus
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To: massmike

Many 16 year olds aren’t familiar with the full anatomy and physiology of the human body, let alone which sex they plan on being attracted to for the rest of their lives.

That said isn’t a more accurate headline that the two failed to meet the eligibility requirements to attend?


54 posted on 05/15/2012 11:17:57 AM PDT by relictele (We are officially OUT of other people's money!)
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To: varyouga; ladyjane; Hemingway's Ghost
Not Guilty! And yes, sometimes they are “like in the movies”.

I was being sarcastic. I have seen very pretty lesbians. I work every day with a mid 20's woman that is a true 9-9.5/10 face and body and so is her gf. Both are stunning as was her previous gf. Takes your breath away when she walk in. So pretty it hurts to look at her.

Go to matchdotcom and type in your zip code and look under women looking for women. Incredible the amount of attractive women lesbos.

55 posted on 05/15/2012 11:18:42 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: varyouga
I know many bisexual girls who are extremely attractive and get physical with girls but they all prefer men for serious relationships.

People have no clue how common this is. Many are married and their hubbies don't even know.

56 posted on 05/15/2012 11:21:26 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: cuban leaf

——And a third thing: How are they supposed to know who “plans” to get drunk afterward?-—

Isn’t it obvious? They’re time-travellers.


57 posted on 05/15/2012 11:24:49 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: massmike

At the Catholic high school I attended these ladies would have been expelled or syspended. The senoir would have had her diploma mailed to her as would those who joined her parking lot prom.

Fighting the authority of the school was not tolerated nor should it be tolerated now. The students involved in these hojinks will recieve disiplinary actions if the school has any desire in keeping control of its student body.


58 posted on 05/15/2012 11:25:57 AM PDT by WilliamRobert
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To: BlackElk

Names from the virtues have a long history in Christianity. I knew a number of “Hopes” and “Esperanzas” when I was a girl. Although Tiffany’s parents probably don’t know it, the name is said to be a version of “Theophania,” which has long been in use for Greek speakers and in Spanish cultures, as well as enjoying a bit of a Victorian fad.

Given that all sexual activity for unmarried people is sinful, I question the appropriateness, for a Catholic school, of events which students attend as romantic pairs. If students bought their tickets for a dance and arrived as individuals, there would be no need for rules about who was an acceptable “date” for whom.


59 posted on 05/15/2012 11:31:44 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: Dr. Sivana
For the record, Elk, it is Burger King, not McDonald’s, that promotes the slogan “Have it your way.”

Forget it, he's rolling.

60 posted on 05/15/2012 11:34:37 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Tax-chick

Thinking again, Tax-Chick. Tsk. This seems deep-seated and habitual with you. Aren’t we just supposed to deplore and emote?


61 posted on 05/15/2012 11:36:47 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("Just to be is a Blessing; just to Live is Holy." -- Rabbi Abraham Heschel)
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To: ladyjane
You would be more shocked if you saw some of the lesbians I know. Drop-dead gorgeous. Very feminine and drop-dead gorgeous

A few years ago, I sold a boat to a lesbian police officer. 9.7 on a scale of 10...her partner was 9.6. both of them in a BIKINI could make a man weep...

Very conservative! Their kids are polite and nice.

62 posted on 05/15/2012 11:50:48 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Yes, but it’s McDonald’s which said, “We do ‘it’ all for you.”


Oh, MAN!!! That’s WRONG!!! I was just looking up McDonald’s slogans in Wikipedia to see if there were any other funny ones in this context. The very first McDonald’s slogan: “Let’s Eat Out!”


63 posted on 05/15/2012 11:51:21 AM PDT by dangus
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To: onedoug
Wouldn't that make Hope a potential pedophile?

No. Age of consent in Kentucky is 16. Besides, pedophilia involves the abuse of a prepubescent. Ephebophilia involves the abuse of a postpubescent.

64 posted on 05/15/2012 11:54:11 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: BlackjackPershing
Mass AOC is 16, IIRC.

one of these girls is 18 years old and one is a minor. Where’s law enforcement on this obvious violation of the law?

both are within 3 years (if Tiff was 14, she could be arrested).

65 posted on 05/15/2012 11:54:39 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Oh, I can deplore and emote, too, especially when I have drink taken. However, a life of baby-care and other household triviality gives a lot of time for thought: I often compose long posts while nursing or cleaning up ... and then come back to find that someone else thought of the same thing faster ;-).

I think the time for “proms” and other formal dances has come and gone. At one time, formal-dress social events with dancing were a fairly common feature of adult life, even for the working class. Fraternal societies had balls, as did all military organizations, both for officers and for career enlisted people. My parents went to one or two a year, in the 1960s and 70s.

However, this is no longer typical. My husband and I haven’t been to a formal dance in 23 years of marriage, although he’s muttering about a “Regatta Ball” this fall, and I suggest he take Elen, since I have a baby. Most parents of today’s teenagers never attend formal dances, and neither will their children. Those of the class who do go to regatta balls or hunt balls (like my cousins on the “better than you” side of the family) take their adolescent children to these events at an appropriate age. High school proms certainly don’t provide the children of Pinehurst or Lexington “society” with their social training.

A lot of money is spent that neither school systems nor most families can afford to waste, and opportunity is provided for media grandstanding that does nobody any good.


66 posted on 05/15/2012 12:02:45 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: dfwgator

So how do you propose going about figuring out which students are having premarital sex?

I looked up Battousai, it didn’t surprise me.


67 posted on 05/15/2012 12:05:38 PM PDT by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll eventually get what you deserve)
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To: dfwgator

If an unmarried girl is pregnant, that would be a clue.


68 posted on 05/15/2012 12:08:23 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: Tax-chick

True, but then again, how many pregnant girls went to the prom?


69 posted on 05/15/2012 12:12:36 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Now that I could not say ;-).


70 posted on 05/15/2012 12:16:47 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: massmike

Maybe they will have better luck at the Islamic prom...


71 posted on 05/15/2012 12:33:29 PM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: BlackElk
these are two more instances of giving kids a bad start in life by naming them fashionably rather than after saints which was once the Catholic tradition.

Yeah, just what we need an entire student body composed of Marys, Katherine's, and a smattering of MaryKatherines, just to keep it fresh....

;o)

72 posted on 05/15/2012 12:55:05 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: dangus
The very first McDonald’s slogan: “Let’s Eat Out!”

Two all beef Pattys comes to mind....

73 posted on 05/15/2012 1:09:30 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: trailhkr1

“Shocking. Not butch dykes”

They are young. Give them a few years.

Homosexuality is a strange sin; it tells on the face and body language if indulged in over time.


74 posted on 05/15/2012 1:30:39 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: papertyger
Yep and then we could have some named Agnes, or Susan, or Dorothy, or Maura, or Maureen, or Bridget, or Kathleen, or Isabella (not my choice but apparently the most popular girl's name last year), or Anne, or Elizabeth, or Frances, or Paula, or if you simply MUST have rarer and even a bit exotic sounding, you might choose Reparata or Dymphna or a whole lot of other actual saints' names.

Of course, if you happen not to be Catholic, then our cultural traditions are a) probably beyond your ken and b) none of your business in any event.

The two ladies of ABBA got along well with Agnetha and Anni Frida, which are derivative of saints' names. I believe that neither was Catholic at birth and that, at most Anni Frida MAY have become Catholic when marrying her last husband, an Italian Count. Natalie (aka Natasha) Wood got along fine with her name as a Russian Orthodox as well and never sought a name change to "pop tart." She let her looks and talent and ladylike behavior do the talking for her.

Meanwhile, the aggressively secular can identify their offspring with names from pop culture like Brittany, or Lindsay, or Tiffany, or Miley, or Shania, or Charlize (almost vaguely derived from a saint's name with no corresponding effect on character or belief), or Madonna (with due apology to the Mother of God) or Bo (a lovely lady with Irish ancestry but no role model although she sure beats the hell out of Madonna in that category).....

I am betting that you have no legitimate complaint about a lack of variety of names but that it is the honoring of patron saints as role models that gets your goat. Either that or you have not thought this one through.

75 posted on 05/15/2012 4:46:03 PM PDT by BlackElk (Romney = Obama = Moloch = Obama = Romney = Moloch = Romney = Obama, Etc.)
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To: 5thGenTexan; All
Maybe they will have better luck at the Islamic prom...

No.. at those prom the dates are either Camels, goats or young boys!!!

76 posted on 05/15/2012 4:49:08 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: Melas

Perhaps, I was just asking a question, smart mouth


77 posted on 05/15/2012 5:02:56 PM PDT by BlackjackPershing ("The Business of America is Business"--President Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Tax-chick
I intend to report you to my seventeen-year-old daughter who is trying to arrange a prom for the ultraCatholic school she attends. Management is frantic that gowns may reveal an uncovered shoulder. She can't wait to graduate and will not visit Disneyland because it will remind her of the school administrators. The students/attendees will not be paired off and will buy their tickets and arrive individually, assuming that the school's bureaucracy on bureaucracy can get its act together to approve a sufficiently comprehensive set of aggressive rules (my daughter who has attended from the earliest grades through high school must present photo ID to be admitted).

I would bet that young Tiffany's parents, filled with HOPE (you should pardon the expression) at her christening, were more likely to be thinking of the famous jewelry store and their ummmm, HOPE that little Tiffany would wind up with a vast collection of its product line. Whether Hope will buy her the famous Hope Diamond as part of an engagement ring remains to be seen. It was good enough for Liz Taylor and should be.... Of course, I am assuming that the elder Hope would be the "husband" and the younger Tiffany "the wife" but who knows for sure? After all, I must be an ageist among other things. (Oh golly, "ageist" does not show up as a misspelling and must already have been recognized as a word).

As Marcus Tullius Cicero used to say: O Tempora, O Mores!!!! Few of us are still alive to whom he personally said that!

78 posted on 05/15/2012 5:05:07 PM PDT by BlackElk (Romney = Obama = Moloch = Obama = Romney = Moloch = Romney = Obama, Etc.)
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To: Dr. Sivana; dfwgator
As dfwgator says @60 or so, I AM on a roll.

Of course, before I was old and poor, I had no knowledge of McDonald's or Burger King much less that they could be differentiated. I did know that there were distinct differences between Chuck's Steakhouse, Sally's Pizza and, Sherman's Tavern on the Green, Poor Lads, Louis's Lunch (where you definitely got it their way and no ketchup allowed) and Marra's Restaurant. At fine dining establishments, you respected management enough to be happy to get it their way and regard it as your privilege to do so.

BK and Mickey D's, even for relentless populists, are the functional equivalent in the world of "restaurants" of voluntarily naming one's daughter Lindsay in the hope that she might emulate the egregious Ms. Lohan or someday marry the likes of Charlie Sheen, for that matter. Mr. Sheen is going to keep a generation of sensible parents away from the previously respectable saint's name Charles.

79 posted on 05/15/2012 5:21:05 PM PDT by BlackElk (Romney = Obama = Moloch = Obama = Romney = Moloch = Romney = Obama, Etc.)
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80 posted on 05/15/2012 5:23:11 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: BlackElk
I am betting that you have no legitimate complaint about a lack of variety of names but that it is the honoring of patron saints as role models that gets your goat. Either that or you have not thought this one through.

Neither. It was "inside" Catholic humor that obviously went down in flames ;o)

81 posted on 05/15/2012 5:23:17 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: BlackElk

That reminds me of Ronald Reagan’s remark, “I knew Thomas Jefferson; he was a good friend of mine. Senator, you’re no Thomas Jefferson!” May we all live to be as old as you and Mr. Reagan!

One of the jewelry-store Tiffanys was a hero of the Spanish-American War, but I’d be more likely to name a daughter Theodore Roosevelt than Tiffany. “Gunner Anoreth,” as she is now, narrowly missed being Lee Atwater (German last name) on her birth certificate, instead of Josephine Victoria Clare. Mr. Atwater died the day after she was born, and the vital-stats paperwork was all done.

Best wishes to your daughter on her prom dreams. I went shooting and then out to dinner with my Dad on prom night, “Frankie’s” under the Bridge-Tunnel on-ramp, best fried oysters ever. We always went there when Mom was out of town.


82 posted on 05/15/2012 5:26:23 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: BlackElk

By the by, my only child was named Mara for the BVM. ;o)


83 posted on 05/15/2012 5:28:06 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: dfwgator
I'm not the only one who is on a roll.

Unitarian churches certainly have schools. They are known by such names as P.S. 666 or Horace Mann School or John Dewey School and are fully paid for by your taxes and mine.

The Unitarian church (Oh God, if there is a God or To Whom It May Concern) has two, ummm, doctrinal committees riding herd on the students, the National "Education" Association and the American Federation of "Teachers."

84 posted on 05/15/2012 5:30:29 PM PDT by BlackElk (Romney = Obama = Moloch = Obama = Romney = Moloch = Romney = Obama, Etc.)
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To: papertyger

In that event, my apologies go out to you. May God bless you and yours!


85 posted on 05/15/2012 5:36:26 PM PDT by BlackElk (Romney = Obama = Moloch = Obama = Romney = Moloch = Romney = Obama, Etc.)
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To: Tax-chick
1. I am a shameless plagiarist as you noticed.

2. I knew Lee Atwater personally in Young Republicans. Fret not. Josephine Victoria Clare is a better idea by far.

May God continue to bless you and yours.

86 posted on 05/15/2012 5:41:04 PM PDT by BlackElk (Romney = Obama = Moloch = Obama = Romney = Moloch = Romney = Obama, Etc.)
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To: BlackElk

I was a young Republican myself in those days, only 24. My more historically-minded friends caught the irony of naming her after two empresses and the original “Poor Lady,” but I still think there might be a religious vocation when she’s done her Militaristic Period.

God is much, much kinder to us than we merit, so we’ll just carry on ;-). The formerly tiny baby Kathleen Amelia is almost 4 months old and weighs 17 lbs., and the number-one son William Jesse (grandfather’s and great-grandfather’s names) has a summer job!


87 posted on 05/15/2012 5:45:20 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Remember our veterans, today and every day!)
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To: massmike
“I would understand and respect the school’s decision if they truly upheld church teachings,” Wright said Sunday night. “They didn’t forbid the entrance ... all the kids who planned to get drunk after the prom.”

Even if that were somehow evident, teens getting drunk isn't a sin. It's illegal in most states, but it's not a sin in the Catholic Church.

88 posted on 05/15/2012 5:48:26 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: papertyger

special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, .. aw, man I’m gonna puke.


89 posted on 05/15/2012 5:54:02 PM PDT by dangus
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To: BlackElk
who died and left these two as gods to sit in judgment on the decisions of their CATHOLIC school to abide by Catholicism and reject their perversions??? 15 0r 16 year old sophomore Tiffany Wright apparently imagines that the Church and its institutions are some sort of democracies and that her opinions as to the governance of her CATHOLIC high school have some sort of standing and some sort of relevance. Ummmm, Ms. Wright, the Church is not McDonald's. You do it our way or you get your insubordinate backside out of here. There is no third way.

Always good to see you resurface to share your wit and wisdom..

90 posted on 05/15/2012 5:56:06 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: massmike

BTTT!


91 posted on 05/15/2012 6:23:45 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Tax-chick
True.

True.

True.

True.

True.

True.

92 posted on 05/15/2012 6:57:11 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("Just to be is a Blessing; just to Live is Holy." -- Rabbi Abraham Heschel)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Oh.


93 posted on 05/15/2012 8:06:42 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: cuban leaf

In my day, this would just be an example of two chicks who couldn’t get a date.


94 posted on 05/15/2012 8:18:07 PM PDT by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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