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Lesbian Gets $35,000 Settlement Over Canceled Prom
Posted on 20 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON, Miss. - (AP) A rural school district that canceled its prom rather than allow a lesbian student to attend with her girlfriend has agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit the ACLU filed on her behalf. The district also agreed... Read More

Mississippi Lesbian Student Sues Over Rejected Tux Photo
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON, Miss. - (AP) Another teenage lesbian is suing a rural Mississippi school district, this time over a policy banning young women from wearing tuxedos in senior yearbook portraits. Ceara Sturgis' dispute with the central Mississippi Copiah County... Read More

Judge Hears *** Teen’s Lawsuit To Force Prom
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ABERDEEN, Miss. – (AP) Mississippi officials who canceled a prom after a *** student asked to bring her girlfriend told a federal judge Monday that there were issues with the event even before that. The American Civil Liberties Union is suing... Read More

*** Teen Sues To Force School to Hold Prom
Posted on 13 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON, Miss. – (AP) A *** student who wanted to take her girlfriend to her senior prom is asking a federal judge to force her Mississippi school district to reinstate the dance it canceled. The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi... Read More