Teen writes on Facebook the night was ‘amazing’
Just when I have made a commitment to myself and signed on to Bishop Sponge’s manifesto to not discuss or engage in the ridicules and tiresome debates concerning LGBTQ issues and the religious and or political right, a small town in Mississippi drags me right back into the middle of the fray.
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Derrick Martin, the Cochran, Ga., gay teen who has made international headlines for planning to take his boyfriend to his high school prom, will be a guest of honor at tonight's concert by the Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus.
Derrick Martin, the Cochran, Ga., teen who is planning to take his boyfriend to the high school prom later this month, has been kicked out of his home by his parents.
Derrick Martin, a senior at Bleckley County High School in Cochran, Ga., is taking his boyfriend to the prom next month. And unlike a similar situation in rural Mississippi, school officials in the small mid-Georgia town have approved the date, the Macon Telegraph reported Tuesday.
FULTON, Miss. — The media whirlwind continues for Constance McMillen, the Mississippi student whose desire to take her girlfriend to the high school prom led to the cancellation of the event and a lawsuit from the ACLU against the school district.
McMillen’s media appearances have included “The Wanda Sykes Show,” the CBS Early Show, MSNBC and “The Joy Behar Show,” according to the Facebook page “Let Constance Take Her Girlfriend to the Prom!” set up by the ACLU. At press time, the page had almost 290,000 fans.