Constance McMillenaccepted a settlement from her school for barring her from the prom, and a promise that the school will end discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. It's a victory not just for gay teens, but teens everywhere.
Constance McMillen will be allowed to bring her girlfriend to the private prom organized after her school canceled theirs. Her school still claims it did the right thing, arguing that the promtroversy was "a no-win situation." [CBS/AP]
School officials claim they were thinking of canceling prom even before Constance McMillen asked to bring her girlfriend, but that her request sealed their decision because "We were being hounded every day." There's an easy fix for that, guys. [AP]