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Florida Group's First LGBT Transinclusive Prom: 'One Night Only'

By Deon C. Jefferson | Aug 27
The first ever LGBT TransInclusive Prom will take place on August 26, at the Roadway Inn located in Fort Lauderdale.

Gina Rodgriguez Makes Teen's Prom Dress Dream Come True

By Alicia Rancilio | Jun 1
Talk about finding the best prom dress ever. Jessica Casanova, 17, of Buffalo, New York, recently went to her senior prom in the black Badgley Mischka gown Gina Rodriguez wore to the 2015 Golden Globe Awards

Male Student Named Prom Queen at Conn. High School

May 29
A 17-year-old senior boy named prom queen at Danbury High School says he’s making a point about gender labeling and discrimination.

NYC High School Allegedly Blocks Student’s Trans Boyfriend From Prom

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 15
A teen couple claims that officials from a New York high school refuse to let them attend theprom together because one of them is transgender.

Prom Dress Shopping Perilous for Plus-Size Girls

By Leanne Italie | Apr 3
Clothes shopping for plus-size teens can be frustrating, but shopping for a dream prom dress can be a tear-inducing, hair-pulling morass of bad design and few options - especially for girls who want a dress that hugs the body instead of tenting it.

Pa. Pupil Born Female Seeks to be Homecoming King

Sep 11
A western Pennsylvania school board is reviewing a request by a transgender male student who wants to appear on the ballot for homecoming king.

Mass. Transgender Student Becomes High School Prom Queen

By Jason St. Amand | May 30
A Massachusetts high school student made news this week by becoming her school’s first transgender prom queen.

Principal Won’t Allow Transgender Student to Run for Prom King

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 25
A transgender teen running for prom king is upset that his school principal will only allow him to run for prom queen. Fellow students in York, Pa., are siding with him in the dispute.

Reflections of a Rock Lobster: Gay Youth Still Fighting for Safer Schools

By Antoinette Weil | Mar 2
More than 30 years after Aaron Fricke sued his school for the right to escort his boyfriend to a prom, LGBT students are still fighting to prevent discrimination and bullying in schools.

Texas School Tells Teen He Can’t Wear Dress to Prom

By Jason St. Amand | Feb 25
A Houston high school student claims that his assistant principal told him he wasn’t allowed to wear women’s clothes to his senior prom because it violated the school’s dress code.

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