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Constance Mcmillen

LOOK: 18 Kids Who Kick Way More Ass Than We Ever Did When We Were Their Ages

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The school year is coming to an end, so what better time to take a look at some of the amazing kids who have stood up and spoken out for lesbian, gay,...

7 Prom Stories You Need To Know

Posted 07.08.2011 | Education

It's the beginning of May -- Prom season. It's the time of year when high school seniors across the country are scrambling to make sure they have th...

The Top 10 Gay Highlights of 2010

Bryan Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

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...

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...

Lesbian Student Constance McMillen, Who Sued Over Prom, Speaks Out About Gay Bullies

AP | SHELIA BYRD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

JACKSON, Miss. — The lesbian who successfully challenged a rural Mississippi school district's ban on same-sex prom dates says she wept when she...

Producer Craig Zadan on Making a TV Movie About Prom-Bullied Constance McMillen

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Ocamb

When Storyline Entertainment producing partners Craig Zadan and Neil Meron heard Constance McMillen's story, they knew they had to try to make into a TV movie.

Lesbian High School Student Constance McMillen Gets $35,000 Settlement For Canceled Prom

AP | SHELIA BYRD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (Associated Press) — A rural school district that canceled its prom rather than allow a lesbian student to attend with her girlfriend...

Constance McMillen Grand Marshal At New York City Gay Pride Parade

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Constance McMillen said she considered backing down when school officials canceled prom after she asked if she could bring her girlfr...

Constance McMillen, Lesbian Teen Barred From Prom, Seeks Damages

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABERDEEN, Miss. — The lesbian teenager from Mississippi who challenged her school district's ban on same-sex prom dates is seeking unspecified m...

Los Angeles Gets GLAAD: Celebrities Come Out for the Annual Media Awards Show

Jamie Wetherbe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jamie Wetherbe

If you're famous and gay (or just like famous gays), the annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night honored the best in film, television and journalism at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

'That's Gay' Takes On Prom (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Host Bryan Safi turned his attention toward prom in the most recent episode of "That's Gay." Upon hearing the case of a girl who was denied the opport...

Constance McMillen Will Be NYC's Pride Parade Grand Marshal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

JACKSON, Miss. — The lesbian teenager from Mississippi who challenged her school district's ban of same-sex prom dates will serve as grand marsh...

Glenn Beck and Other Cowards

David McMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David McMillan

In this episode of The Hazel Jones Show, Hazel unleashes her fury on Glenn Beck, gives her views on Internet cowards, and comes to the defense of C...

'Fake Prom' Parents: Despicable

Michelle Lamar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Lamar

To the parents of Itawamba, MS high school who were involved in the "fake prom" hoax, I just want to say that I hope you rot in hell.

Lesbian Teen Prom Update: Law Fails to Protect Constance From Discrimination Again

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

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.

Prom Shocker: Constance McMillan Invited to Fake Prom

Candace Gingrich-Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Candace Gingrich-Jones

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.

Where's Constance? Photos of Private Prom

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Derrick

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...

Constance McMillen, Fake Prom?: Itawamba Dance Was Kept Secret From Lesbian Teen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A lesbian teen who successfully sued her Mississippi school for the right to bring her girlfriend to prom was left out and was instead directed to a "...

You Wanna Go to the Prom?

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Seitzman

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.

Lesbian Prom Decision a Huge Failure to Uphold Constitutional Rights

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

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.

Lesbian Prom Date Ban VIOLATED Constance McMillen's Rights, Judge Says

AP | SHELIA BYRD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The prom's still off at a Mississippi high school that canceled it instead of letting a lesbian student bring her girlfriend, b...

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...

Ellen Gives $30,000 To Mississippi Lesbian Over Prom Legal Flap

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

JACKSON, Miss. — A lesbian high school student embroiled in a legal flap over her school's prom policy has received a $30,000 scholarship on "Th...

A Prom Canceled, A Preschooler Expelled: What We Are Teaching America's Youth

Kim Stolz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kim Stolz

"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...

Constance McMillen's Prom: Tonic Tries To Raise $50K To Throw The Event Themselves

Tonic.com | Pankaj Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In full Tonic spirit, let's learn something and try to make something positive out of this. Last night, a friend of mine (he wants to remain anonymous...