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High school says lesbian couple not eligible for homecoming royalty

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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PHOENIX -- Students at Willow Canyon High School in Surprise, Ariz., are banding together behind a lesbian couple who has been denied the opportunity to be nominated as homecoming queen and queen due to a school practice where homecoming royalty must be made up of a male and female pair.

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Transgender teen crowned Homecoming King at Texas high school

Friday, September 19, 2014
Homecoming King Mel Gonzales (right) with Queen Mercedes Mackay (left).
HOUSTON -- A Houston-area high school is the latest to crown a transgender teen as homecoming royalty. Mel Gonzales, a transgender student at at Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land, Texas, was crowned Homecoming King last week.

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Transgender girl crowned homecoming princess at Colo. high school

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Scarlett Lenh
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A transgender student was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs, Colorado, high school. The Gazette of Colorado Springs reported Saturday that Scarlett Lenh received the majority of the votes from her junior class at Sand Creek High School, besting three other girls for the honor.

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N.C. high school crowns transgender student Homecoming King

Saturday, February 8, 2014
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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.

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Transgender student in North Carolina nominated for homecoming king

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Q NotesEast Mecklenburg senior Blake Brockington holds the fundraising box that will determine if he becomes homecoming king on Friday.
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.

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Transgender high school student in N.H. crowned Homecoming King

Monday, October 7, 2013
Melissa Robertson, The Crimson ReviewAnna Robert and Ray Ramsey.
CONCORD, N.H. -- A transgender high school senior in New Hampshire has been crowned homecoming king at Concord High School.

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Bryan Fischer lashes out at transgender homecoming queen

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
KNBC-TVCassidy Lynn Campbell
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.”

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Social media trolls hammer transgender homecoming queen

Monday, September 23, 2013
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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.

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Transgender teen selected finalist for school’s homecoming queen

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Cassidy Lynn Campbell
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.

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Lesbian couple shares first kiss in historic Navy homecoming

Thursday, December 22, 2011
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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.

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