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Old 05-29-2009, 01:20 PM
 
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WTF is this all about?


Openly gay teen voted prom queen at LA high school - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090529/ap_on_re_us/us_male_prom_queen - broken link)
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:23 PM
 
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He should've been prom king. If so, I'd say good for him. But, gay or not, he is male.
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:24 PM
 
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Good for that teen.

Shows that gay acceptance is growing. Soon, gay marriage will be allowed and EVERYONE will be EQUAL.
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:25 PM
 
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WTF is this all about?


Openly gay teen voted prom queen at LA high school - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090529/ap_on_re_us/us_male_prom_queen - broken link)
It's about being subversive, destroying cultural mores, and dashing a natural born female's chance at the memory of being Prom Queen. Because "I'm gay, I have my rights! And I want to advertise to everyone about my gayness, and I'm the real queen!".

Sick.
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:26 PM
 
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Good for that teen.

Shows that gay acceptance is growing. Soon, gay marriage will be allowed and EVERYONE will be EQUAL.
good for him? he's a guy. how in the world would a guy get voted a queen? this is a joke. can we say, publicity stunt?

oh, and everyone already is equal.
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:27 PM
 
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Good for that teen.

Shows that gay acceptance is growing. Soon, gay marriage will be allowed and EVERYONE will be EQUAL.
Actually no, they elected him as a joke.

You should read the full article at LA Times.com. There's a section where you can post your thoughts, and there is a teen who goes to Fairfax High who posted. They basically said, don't believe everything you read, don't attempt to say that we're becoming tolerant about gays because we're not adults, and we change our minds often.

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I am a student at Fairfax High, and trust me, the students who voted for him wanted to see the outcome, for better or for worst, not taking a side. I can't believe how ignorant many students there are in the school I attend, and these students where who composed most of the gay candidate's votes. Blame LAUSD, with their cuts on education and teacher layoffs. But back to the matter, sure a gay student won prom queen at our school, but that shouldn't signify what our generation will do in the future, and how society might change for or against the benefit of gay right's. We're still teenagers, and we change our minds, we regret what we did yesterday or what we did just an instant ago.
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lano...der-roles.html

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Old 05-29-2009, 01:27 PM
 
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It's about being subversive, destroying cultural mores, and dashing a natural born female's chance at the memory of being Prom Queen. Because "I'm gay, I have my rights! And I want to advertise to everyone about my gayness, and I'm the real queen!".

Sick.
I think it's funny, or at best, an absurd attempt to get publicity. well, they made yahoo, so I guess it worked.
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:28 PM
 
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He should've been prom king. If so, I'd say good for him. But, gay or not, he is male.
Agree. Whether gay or not is besides the point. He IS male, and should be king. Not queen.
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:29 PM
 
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Well, good for him.
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Old 05-29-2009, 01:29 PM
 
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Agree. Whether gay or not is besides the point. He IS male, and should be king. Not queen.
If anything, this is bad for the gay rights cause. It makes me think they want special rules to apply only to them.

If he had been elected prom king, I would have said "that's progress."
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