Maryland high school makes homecoming court gender neutral, throwing out “king” and “queen”

Why should our culture’s dated,¬†cisnormative standards dictate who gets to be teen royalty?

Kylie Cheung | September 30, 2016 - 8:26 am

High School Crowns Trans Student Cassidy Lynn Campbell Homecoming Queen

Meet Cassidy Lynn Campbell, a transgender teen from Huntington Beach, California, who was crowned her high school’s homecoming queen. Sixteen-year-old Cassidy lived as “Lance” until transitioning three years ago.

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Lesbians Crowned Homecoming King And Queen

Good news! High school doesn’t always have to suck! Patrick Henry High School in San Diego crowned a lesbian student named Rebeca Arellano as its first homecoming king during the…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2011 - 10:20 am

Today’s Lady News: 6th Person Arrested In Gang Rape & Obama Lifts HIV+ Immigration Ban

A sixth person has been arrested in the the gang rape of 15-year-old girl in California . Police say the rape occurred during a homecoming dance, allegedly while as many…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Mischa Barton Hospitalized For Mysterious Health Issue

Mischa Barton is one hot mess. After spending the last few months club-hopping in London and L.A. and living a post-breakup life from indie rock star Luke Pritchard of The…

Justine Fields | July 17, 2009 - 1:40 pm