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No Straps, No Service: When Censorship Goes Too Far

Neel Swamy | Posted 05.15.2015 | Education
Neel Swamy

I cannot fathom the idea that while males have a certain degree of freedom in their physical expression, female students of all ages are constantly sent home for "distractions" ranging from pink hair to nose piercings to strapless prom dresses.

Does This Dress Look Too Bare? One Utah High School Said Yes

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.29.2015 | Teen

When 16-year-old Gabi Finlayson stumbled upon the perfect dress, she couldn't wait to wear it to her school dance. Finlayson, who attends Lone Peak...

Nick Cannon's Advice to Celebs: Stop Taking Nude Pics!

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.10.2015 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Nick Cannon and his sexy sunglasses* sat down with What's Trending to chat about being the Entertainment Matters Ambassador of CES 2015.

'He Asked Me To Dance - And Everything Changed'

| Posted 10.30.2012 | Teen

This is a regular column featuring original poetry and fiction by and for teens, provided by, an online community writing site for young p...

My First Homecoming... And I Spent It at Home

Benni Cinkle | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Benni Cinkle

For example: homecoming 2011. Which happened to be my first homecoming, and one I was really looking forward to going to, but I didn't go, because I didn't get asked.

Hannah Williams, Gay Australian Teen, Banned From Bringing Girlfriend To School Dance

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a case reminiscent of the Mississippi prom debacle earlier this year, an Australian high school student has been barred from bringing her girlfrien...

Constance McMillen Prom Lawsuit Heard By Court: Lesbian Teen Wants School Dance For All

AP | SHELIA BYRD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABERDEEN, Miss. — Mississippi officials who canceled a prom after a lesbian student asked to bring her girlfriend told a federal judge Monday th...