Tag: Constance McMillen

Mississippi prom case decided in lesbian’s favor

Constance McMillen, the lesbian student who was denied access to her prom in Fulton, Miss., because she wanted to bring her girlfriend, has won a court victory. Through the American Civil Liberties Union, McMillen filed suit...

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Another honor for Constance

Constance McMillen made headlines around the country when she sued officials at her school, Itawamba Agricultural High School in Mississippi because they refused to let her wear a tuxedo to her senior prom and take her...

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Constance is going to the prom

Constance McMillen Constance McMillen is finally going to the prom. Each year the National Center for Lesbian Rights holds what they call “the lesbian prom” in San Francisco. McMillen has been invited to the May 1...

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What a line!

I don’t think there is any need here to rehash the whole Constance McMillen prom drama here in this post. You all know the story. But I have to mention it because it the basis for this column on Salon.com titled “The...

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Prom drama continues for McMillen

Okay, so a federal judge ruled that officials at Itawamba Agricultural High School in Mississippi violated senior Constance McMillen’s civil rights when they refused to let her wear a tuxedo and bring her sophomore...

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UPDATE: No prom for McMillen

Constance McMillen A substitute private prom has been scheduled for Itawamba Agricultural High School. Constance McMillen, the 18-year old senior who is a lesbian and wanted to attend with her girlfriend, is not invited. A hotel...

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Cat Cora speaks out on prom controversy

Chef Cat Cora (Photo by Robert Quailer) Okay, I admit to being a big fan of “Iron Chef America” on The Food Network. My only complaint was that they didn’t have Cat Cora on there enough. And that was before I...

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No prom at Itawamba Agricultural High

All that Constance McMillen wanted was the chance to take the person she is dating to her high school prom — which doesn’t seem like a big deal. Except that Constance, 18, is an out lesbian and the person she is dating is...

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