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Social media trolls hammer transgender homecoming queen

On Friday night we reported on Cassidy Lynn Campbell, a 16-year-old transgender teen in Orange County, Calif., who made history when she was crowned Homecoming Queen.

Although Cassidy received cheers from her classmates and school officials, she also received a devastating outpouring of negative feedback on and transphobic comments on social media and on her YouTube page, where she has been documenting her transition.

Here’s the emotional video she posted the morning after:

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