What about the thousands of teen girls whose parents don't have the dollars signs to afford those luxuries, but still want their daughters to feel like the perfect prom queen that day?
Prom season is upon us and what better time for Forever 21 to unleash a parade of instantly regrettable dresses? Meet the future focal points of pictures that will forever mar the precious memories from prom, 2011.
Well, another year has come and gone. But don't be down about it! Tis the season for merriment! Just ask my Aunt Carol. She LOVES Christmas. She's als...
I recently wrote about Derrick Martin, the gay teenager from Georgia who sparked a media firestorm when he asked to bring another boy to prom, and who has turned his experience into a project to help other LGBT youth in crisis.
Three weeks after the prom, Hawkins and Samuels petitioned the United Nations to recognize the couple as rulers of their newly-formed country, Promvania!
Listen up, parents. Prom night is not the time to look the other way or be vague in talking to your children. The focus should be on health and safety. This is the time to ask questions, to be observant, and to take precautions.
No the only reason I know any of my adolescent children's sexual explorations is because they choose Elena as the one adult in the world they could trust to give them each advice.
We have not heard the last of incidents like the Mississippi prom cancellation. As past civil-rights struggles reveal, inhumanity triggers insults, but it also deepens resolve, courage, and coalition.
At LA's Prom Closet's annual giveaway event in Los Angeles, 200 high school girls who couldn't afford prom dresses received free dresses, some of which were donated by celebrities.
We can all learn a lot from Constance McMillan and how she has handled herself -- when we see something that doesn't seem right, it probably isn't. And it is the responsibility of every one of us to take some kind of action on behalf of fairness.
Today we learn that Constance McMillen -- a lesbian banned from the senior class prom -- was directed to a country club on prom night while the rest of her school partied it up.
I have a challenge to every prom committee out there in every city, town, and village across America. Show the world that we're not all like the parents and students of the Itawamba County School district.
So a lot of the kids from Itawamba Agricultural High '10 seem to have gone to the same prom this weekend. The one Constance McMillen and two disabled...
Cutaways and disco beading are only a tiny part of the bigger prom trend picture. The truth is that most girls would rather look like Miley Cyrus in her modest peach bustier at the Oscars.
A judge in Mississippi ruled that the high school refusing to host a prom because a lesbian student might show up with her date would not be forced to reinstate the dance.
"Don't ask, don't tell." The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Proposition 8. These are just a few of the examples of policies brought to light by th...