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Title: Transgender Teen Denied Homecoming Crown
Post by: Blue Canary on September 30, 2010, 04:06:29 PM
http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2010/09/27/Trans_Teen_Refused_Homecoming_Crown//?ref=nf

Whaaaat is wrong with people
Title: Re: Transgender Teen Denied Homecoming Crown
Post by: Rosebud on September 30, 2010, 04:23:53 PM
Whaaaat is wrong with people

ho·mo·pho·bia -noun \ˌhō-mə-ˈfō-bē-ə\
: irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals

trans·pho·bia -noun \trans-ˈfō-bē-ə\
: irrational fear, hatred of, discrimination against, or disapproval and refusal to accept transsexual and transgender people.


But seriously, the school authorities are being ridiculous. At least his peers are rooting for him, which, sadly, is not always the case.