LET CONSTANCE MCMILLEN TAKE HER GIRLFRIEND TO THE PROM!

I found this on YouTube from Lizzy the Lezzy. Here’s the video and all the information included on her description of this issue, as well as the links to the ACLU site.

Please contact the people listed below and help to correct this injustice. A lesbian high school girl wants to take her girlfriend to the Prom. So the school cancels the Prom! WOW! Say, is it 2010?

“And the Beat Goes On…..”

This is important! Please spread the word!
LET CONSTANCE MCMILLEN TAKE HER GIRLFRIEND TO THE PROM! — Digg it here, let’s get her story worldwide attention! http://digg.com/d31LOSv

The lesbians are behind you Constance!

Help Constance McMillan go to her prom with her girlfriend by confronting the homophobia standing in her way. Here is what you can do:

Respectfully contact superintendent
Teresa McNeece
tmcneece@itawamba.k12.ms.us
(662) 862-2159 Ext. 14

Respectfully contact school principal
Trae Wiygul
twiygul@itawamba.k12.ms.us
(662) 862-3104

Respectfully contact school board member
Eddie Hood
a082315@allstate.com

Respectfully contact school board member
Jackie Nichols
jnichols@itawamba.k12.ms.us

Respectfully contact school board member
Harold Martin
hmartin@itawamba.k12.ms.us

Respectfully contact school board member
Clara Brown
cbrown@network-one.com

Respectfully contact school board member
Tony Wallace
twallace@nexband.com

Only when you do something will you make a difference.

Taken from ACLU Blog of Rights
Constance McMillen, an 18 year-old senior at Itawamba Agricultural High School, approached her schools administration because she wanted to attend prom with her girlfriend, also an IAHS student, and knew that same-sex dates had been banned in the past. After meeting with school officials, she was told that she and her girlfriend would not be allowed to attend together.
The ACLU have filed a complaint in federal court, asking the court to reinstate the prom for all students at the school and charging Itawamba County School District officials with violating Constance McMillens First Amendment right to freedom of expression.

Join the Facebook group “1,000 Strong for Constance McMillan”
and sign the petition!

See also the coverage of this story at Change.org’s LGBT Rights page:

“Protecting LGBT Students from Discrimination”

PLEASE TAKE ACTION! Whether it’s schools or individuals, treatment of this kind is still “bullying” and WE MUST TEACH OUR CHILDREN A BETTER WAY! Let your voice be heard in favor of respect and allowing. That is what is meant in “Justice and Freedom For All!”

-MsQueer

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2 Responses

  1. Oklahoma is behind you and hope someone will help your wish come true.

  2. I love Lizzy the Lezzie, and here’s hoping that all young lesbians can have their love wishes come true!

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