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Two queens crowned in San Antonio High School

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Eileen Hernández and Jennifer Mijares, eloquent and smiling members of C.C. Winn high school's Gay-Straight Alliance in San Antonio, Texas were interviewed on NBC Latino today as they shared their news with the world. They, like many young women throughout the country had dreamed of being crowned Homecoming Queen. However, instead of competing for the one spot, they wanted to be crowned together to send a message of support to LGBT communities in their native San Antonio and beyond. And they did it! Watch these young women, Hernandez, an out lesbian and Mijares, her straight ally as they celebrate their victory with irrepressible joy and unflagging courage. A 2010 Bendixen & Amandi poll found that 59% of Latinos say homosexuality should be accepted by society. In a 2010 Pew report, San Antonio was ranked 9th largest Latino population center.

http://video.nbclatino.com/services/player/bcpid1701167444001?bckey=AQ~~%2cAAABaiKAEyE~%2ck8IxH-zHxokz1F4AWHWplnUBlrRNTGRw&bctid=2761746309001

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