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5 Fascinating Things I Learned From Prom Photos On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty

Everyone knows that the cool kids have already fled Facebook en masse, vacating the building just as soon as their middle-aged parents occupied the so...

Nasty Gal Goes to the Prom

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 07.05.2014 | Women
Terrell Harris Dougan

Fifty years ago it would not have occurred to any of us to be different from the others if we could help it. We hobbled about on our kitten heels, trying desperately to fit in. We had no idea where we were headed except to a dance, college, and marriage.

The Prom Killing and What Parents Should Know

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Parents have a responsibility to talk to their kids about their feelings particularly in relationships whether their kids are passive, aggressive, gay,straight or male or female. We cannot expect them to instinctively know how to handle relationship issues.

Promposals: AMEN!

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

The teens are buzzing about it; the prom that is. It is that time of year when high school kids all over the country are hoping and waiting to get invited to the prom. Some of them are even making elaborate plans to invite others.

5 Reasons Why Proms Used To Be Better

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.10.2013 | Fifty

Proms have been the pinnacle social event of high school for as long as dinosaurs roamed the Earth. We here on Huff/Post50 have observed them from bot...

What to Expect During Your Teen's Senior Year of High School

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Senior year of high school is a mixed bag. It's not Santa's gift bag, but is instead a bag full of emotional joys, disappointments, separations and boredom. Yes, boredom.

A Night To Remember: HuffPost Gay Voices Salutes Same-Sex Prom Couples

Posted 05.30.2012 | Gay Voices

For high school students nationwide, the prom is more than just the most exciting night of the year -- it's become a bonafide rite-of-passage. How...

HuffPost Gay Voices Wants To Hear From You And Your Same-Sex Prom Dates!

Posted 05.18.2012 | Gay Voices

Prom is not just an exciting night for a high school student -- it's become a bonafide rite-of-passage. Of course, in a day and age when growing u...

What Is the Difference Between a Prom Invitation and a Marriage Proposal? Not Much

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.08.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Marriage proposals have always been expected to be beautiful, creative, and memorable events. Well now, too, prom proposals or invitations are expected to be equally creative.

Male Arizona Teen Aims For Prom Queen In Effort To Stand Up For LGBT Students

Posted 04.17.2012 | Gay Voices

An Arizona teen is crying foul after his high school barred him from running for prom queen. As CBS 5 is reporting, McClintock High School student...

Weekly Reader: Choi Discharged, Mixner on DADT, Proms, & Kathy Griffin

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Waymon Hudson

There has been a lot of great discussion and debate on the blogs this week, from Dan Choi's discharge to coverage of the AIDS2010 conference in Vienna. Check out these other great posts from this week