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Lesbian Couple Voted Homecoming King and Queen

by Anna

 

 

This weekend, the Patrick Henry High School in San Diego, California was the first high school in the nation to vote in a lesbian couple as the Homecoming king and queen!

Arellano, one of the girls, said a teacher told her, “Today school is a bit better because of you girls.”

“Thank you all for allowing this change to happen,” Arellano posted on Facebook. “We have a lot of support, but there are also a lot of people who are angry about it,” she said. “Anonymous Patrick Henry students are saying they’re embarrassed and that it’s wrong for a girl to take the spot of king. But there’s no other way for us to run as a couple. It’s not really fair for us not to have the right to run as a couple.”

Arellano posted a statement to those who opposed her on her Facebook wall that read: “For all the girls who think tradition should be continued, go back to the kitchen, stop having sex before you’re married, get out of school and job system, don’t have an opinion, don’t own any property, give up the right to marry who you love, don’t vote, and allow your husband to do whatever he pleases to you. Think about the meaning of tradition when you use it in your argument against us.”

For more on this article, click here: http://news.yahoo.com/high-school-students-crowned-americas-first-lesbian-homecoming-140805984.html

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