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Michigan high school drops “King” and “Queen” homecoming titles

TweetOver the last few years, attention has been brought to a number of cases where transgender high school students were elected for Homecoming King or Queen but not allowed to claim their title because of their gender identity. Via the Advocate, we find a Michigan high school has decided to eliminate the titles altogether: In [...]
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Australian state pours funding into anti-homophobia programming for high schools

TweetMy home state of New South Wales has just announced the launch of a new program designed to combat homophobic bullying in high schools. The program, Proud Schools, will be trialed at 12 high schools around the state, and will combine training for teachers with workshops for students and for parents. It’s a welcome initiative: [...]
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Student cut from high school football team for wearing pink cleats

TweetCoy Sheppard, a Mississippi high school student, has filed suit against his school district after he was kicked off the football team for wearing pink cleats. Seriously. Oh, and the cleats were given to Sheppard by his great-grandmother and worn in honor of her and Sheppard’s grandmother, both cancer survivors, as part of Breast Cancer [...]
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