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  • Miss. school prom off after lesbian's date request

    03/11/2010 4:34:34 AM PST · by Daffynition · 119 replies · 4,707+ 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...
  • Activists Target Mormons for Gay-Marriage Ban's Success in California

    12/01/2008 10:28:15 AM PST · by Stoat · 28 replies · 1,102+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 1, 2008
    In the nearly four weeks since Election Day, gay activists and thousands of their supporters have rallied outside Mormon temples around the country, protesting the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' support for California's Proposition 8, the ballot initiative to make same-sex marriage illegal in the Golden State.There have been calls to boycott the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah; some activists have called for a boycott of the entire state of Utah. Protesters have defaced some church buildings, and in Arapaho County, Colo., the Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible hate crime — the torching...