Illustration for article titled Pride (In The Name Of Love)

[Washington, D.C., June 22. Image via AP]

Constance McMillen, the Mississippi teen who wanted to attend prom with her girlfriend only to see it cancelled in response, pauses to be photographed before President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a LGBT Pride Month event at the White House, Tuesday, June 22, 2010 in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)


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Constance invited the other kids from her high school, but when they showed up, they realized that they'd been given the address to a dummy White House and that it wasn't Barack Obama they were meeting, but rather a professional Abraham Lincoln impersonator.