Gay Guy Elected High School Prom QUEEN.

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  1. Prof. macrumors 601

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  2. ZiggyPastorius macrumors 68040

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    Uh...what? I am a big pro-gay person, but...it'd be more progressive to just have two kings...not call the one a queen...wouldn't it? Semantically, it doesn't make much sense.

    Edit: Don't get me wrong, it's cool, though, and that's actually a really good story and point the kid told when I watched the video.
     
  3. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    Um, ok. I thought queen represented female (regardless if person is gay). Anyway... things have changed since I left high school...

    No offense to anyone.
     
  4. Prof. thread starter macrumors 601

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    I agree. He should have been elected Prom King.
     
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    Agreed.

    I wonder where the feminist groups stand on this ...
     
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    We are. That's why we're fighting for equal rights for ALL.:)
     
  8. Rt&Dzine macrumors 6502a

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    Doesn't seem fair. But as long as a girl is elected King . . .
     
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    Maybe he could take Miss California's place next year? :D
     
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    Seems like men and the gay community have formally allied to destroy women and the feminist movement. :p
     
  11. NoSmokingBandit macrumors 68000

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    This doesnt make sense. The term "queen" is female-specific, regardless of sexual orientation. I dont care if the fellow is gay, but gender-specific words need to keep their definitions lest we find ourselves rewriting the entire dictionary to remove any indication of gender.
     
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    Prom Queens are elected by the student body, so I don't see a problem with it.

    Unless you hate democracy.
     
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    I really don't see the problem. Get over yourselves. By the way, "queen" is a pretty common term in the gay male community.
     
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    Times have indeed changed. Something like that was unthinkable in my day.
     
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    hope the prom king is gay or he would have had a hard time of it :D
     
  16. Demosthenes X macrumors 68000

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    Fantastic. If nothing else, stories like this mean that equal rights will eventually come to California. And stories like this only speed that day forward!
     
  17. obeygiant macrumors 68040

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    No way! The dude probably loved it.
     
  18. andrew upstairs macrumors 6502

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    Exactly. Apparently no one has heard of the band Queen, either.
     
  19. mobilehaathi macrumors G3

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    Whose most excellent lead singer was gay. :)
     
  20. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    No it makes alot of sense. Its no secret that a good portion of the gay community have embraced the term "queen".
     
  21. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    While true, do we now redefine "high school prom queen" to mean both female student and gay male student?
     
  22. mobilehaathi macrumors G3

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    I don't see any reason why a straight male student couldn't run for "high school prom queen."
     
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    Who exactly defines what that means anyway? The students, they clearly have no problem with this.
     
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    I don't really agree with this. I think there should have been two kings, not a guy queen. I think that isn't fair to all the girls who tried. He should have been named the King, and a female could have the Queen title.
     

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