This week on Glee, Kurt learned that despite the creation of Santana's Bully Whips squad, the students at McKinley are still discriminating against homosexuals. Tonight we finally saw an end to the inane chatter about who would win Prom Queen, and though the results were leaked by an extra (who was told she'd "never work in this town again," in an overly-dramatic fashion) the scene was far more poignant than it sounded in breathless E! gossip updates.
When Mercedes declared that she wasn't going to the prom because no one asked her, I thought I'd spoken too soon about her lack of a boyfriend. But then she went in a platonic group with Rachel and Sam because none of them had dates. That is pretty realistic, but it doesn't advance the campaign for Mercedes to get her own plot line. She tells Rachel: