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N.C. high school crowns transgender student Homecoming King

Saturday, February 8, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A 17-year-old senior at East Meck High School in North Carolina has become the state's first transgender teen to be crowned Homecoming King. [ Read more → ]
Q NotesEast Mecklenburg senior Blake Brockington holds the fundraising box that will determine if he becomes homecoming king on Friday.

Transgender student in North Carolina nominated for homecoming king

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 17-year-old transgender senior at a North Carolina high school has been nominated by his peers to run for homecoming king. The winner — whoever raises the most money for an international charity — will be crowned this Friday at East Meck’s homecoming basketball game. [ Read more → ]
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Transgender high school student in N.H. crowned Homecoming King

Monday, October 7, 2013
CONCORD, N.H. -- A transgender high school senior in New Hampshire has been crowned homecoming king at Concord High School. [ Read more → ]
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Bryan Fischer lashes out at transgender homecoming queen

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
A transgender California teenager has been a target of bullying after she was named her high school’s homecoming queen, and now American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has joined in the backlash against the sixteen-year-old. Fischer called her election as homecoming queen a “charade” that “violates every known standard of decency and normality.” [ Read more → ]
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Social media trolls hammer transgender homecoming queen

Monday, September 23, 2013
A transgender teen in Orange County, Calif., who was crowned her school’s Homecoming Queen last week, has been deluged by an outpouring of negative feedback on and transphobic comments on social media. [ Read more → ]
Cassidy Lynn Campbell

Transgender teen selected finalist for school’s homecoming queen

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- A transgender student at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, Calif., has been selected as one of the top 10 finalists for her school's Homecoming Queen. [ Read more → ]
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Lesbian couple shares first kiss in historic Navy homecoming

Thursday, December 22, 2011
In what has become a tradition at Navy homecomings, one sailor is chosen by raffle to be first off the ship to kiss a loved one -- on Wednesday, for the first time, the reunited couple was same-sex. [ Read more → ]
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Superintendent ‘furious’ over threats to lesbian couple voted homecoming royalty

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
SAN DIEGO -- The superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District is furious over threats and hate mail sent to a local school, after a lesbian couple was voted in as homecoming king and queen. [ Read more → ]
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