Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Constance McMillen Tricked with Fake Prom

Some people just don't get it. Lesbian teen Constance McMillen, who sued her school district and won the right to attend her senior prom with her girlfriend, was the target of an elaborate scheme that sent her to a fake prom. What kind of parents allow their kids to do this to another student? What kind of lessons are being taught to kids in Mississippi? That bigotry is perfectly okay and that you can ignore a court order, break the law and humiliate an innocent kid who never did you any harm.

I think it's safe to say that Constance is a lot tougher than these rednecks give her credit for.

The Advocate reports: To avoid Constance McMillen bringing a female date to her prom, the teen was sent to a "fake prom" while the rest of her class partied at a secret location at an event organized by parents.

McMillen tells The Advocate that a parent-organized prom happened behind her back — she and her date were sent to a Friday night event at a country club in Fulton, Miss., that attracted only five other students. Her school principal and teachers served as chaperones, but clearly there wasn't much to keep an eye on.

"They had two proms and I was only invited to one of them," McMillen says. "The one that I went to had seven people there, and everyone went to the other one I wasn’t invited to."
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1 comment:

  1. This is so very weird. I venture to say that the majority of kids don't give a crap that she wanted to attend with her girlfriend. The parents are the ones needing a lesson in equality...in introspection and realization of what is morally right...to love thy neighbor as thyself....no exceptions.


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