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  • Constance McMillen case: proms as gay-rights battleground

    Constance McMillen case: proms as gay-rights battleground

    A federal judge said a Mississippi high school violated Constance McMillen's rights when it said she couldn't bring a girlfriend to prom. But the school is avoiding the gay rights issue by canceling prom and allowing parents to sponsor a substitute dance.