Constance McMillen, the Mississippi teen who scared her school into canceling the prom because she wanted to bring her girlfriend, accepted $35,000 from the school district to settle a discrimination lawsuit. She'll use the money for college tuition. [AP]
Hopefully another step in getting Constance McMillen, lesbian prom crusader, out of her repressive Mississippi town: She's been named a grand marshal for this year's New York Gay Pride Parade! Maybe she can look at apartments while she's here. [NYDN]
Constance McMillen, Mississippi teen, recently caused an uproar by wanting to bring her girlfriend, a lesbian, to the prom. Well, after much legal ballyhoo, the school district caved and invited her to prom. Turns out, though, it mighta been fake.