ACLU Sues Mississippi School That Canceled Prom Rather Than Let Lesbian Couple Attendconstance

OXFORD, MS – The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit today against a Mississippi High School that has canceled prom rather than let a lesbian high school student attend the prom with her girlfriend and wear a tuxedo to the event.  In papers filed with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, the ACLU asks the court to reinstate the prom for all students at the school and charges Itawamba County School District officials are violating Constance McMillen’s First Amendment right to freedom of expression.

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Let the Tango Trance Engulf You in a Three Minute Love Affair Tango by the River

It is said that the “Tango Trance” is what happens when the connection between two dancers is VERY good and together they meld with the music and all three become one. When those dancers are same-sex, the trance becomes even more enthralling.

The magical blending of the music, which is the “heart & soul” of Argentine Tango, and the dancers can truly be an otherworldly experience. For most in the L&G community, we could only imagine what it would be like to tango with the love of our life – or the love of our life to be!

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Stonewall Unable to Endorse in Two Key Assembly Races

by Charles PeerPan and Miles

Candidates for Assembly Districts 5 and 9 pled their cases before a packed house of LGBT Democrats, but because the Stonewall Democratic Club rules require a 60 percent vote, no one was able to walk away with the Club’s coveted endorsement.

The Candidates Forum was held on Monday, March 8 and over 150 club members listened as Larry Miles and Dr. Richard Pan, candidates for the 5th Assembly District discussed their qualifications and answered questions from the audience.

 

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Nominations Sought for Four Freedoms Awards

The Sacramento Stonewall Democratic Club, home to Sacramento's LGBT Democrats, are now accepting nominations for their Four Freedoms Awards.

The Four Freedom Awards is the clubs premiere fundraising event. Based on goals set down by Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Four Freedoms recognize the Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom from Want and Freedom from Fear.

 

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SF Center Celebrates Eight Years with Soiree 8 Gala

While the number eight carries some baggage for California same-sex marriage advocates, the San Francisco LGBT Community Center is reclaiming the iconic number as it celebrates its eight year anniversary with Soiree 8, a gala benefit for the Center.

Guests are invited to indulge in decadent foods from San Francisco’s best restaurants and enjoy entertainment from leading queer artists in an evening of earthly delights, gods, goddesses and all things mythic.

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