Petition created for Anais Celini and boyfriend Nathaniel Baez whom have recently been banned from their prom, at Martin Luther King High School, because Nathaniel is transgender.
A transgender student at a New York high school is being blocked from attending prom with his girlfriend because he is transgender.
As prom season draws nearer, GLAAD has created a Prom Resource Kit to help journalists craft fair, accurate and inclusive stories featuring LGBT youth.
The group of Sullivan High School parents, teachers, and students lobbying for a straight-only prom have couched their anti-LGBT position in religious language, stating "We want to make the public see that we love the homosexuals, but we don't think it's right nor should it be accepted." Many religious leaders, however, have rejected the group's claims that LGBT people are "wrong" and that they should have a straight-only prom.
A group of parents and students at an Indiana high school is leading an anti-gay initiative to create a separate prom that bans gay students.
Long-running daily comic strip Funky Winkerbean kicked off a new storyline this week, which will focus on the high school hubbub that erupts after a teenage gay couple says they want to attend prom together.