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September 20: The best (and worst) of days for transgender homecoming queen

ON THIS DATE in 2013, sixteen-year-old Cassidy Lynn Campbell, a transgender student, was named homecoming queen at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California. 125 more words

America's Transgender Homecoming Queen Speaks Out

In the fall of 2013, Cassidy Lynn Campbell’s classmates elected her homecoming queen of their Huntington Beach, Calif. high school. The selection of a transgender girl for the honor was particularly striking in a traditionally conservative town, and it was celebrated by many as a tolerance milestone. 63 more words

Meet Transgender America

During their long fight to legalize gay marriage, advocates found that their most powerful tool of persuasion was gay and lesbian people themselves. As America got to know the two dads or two moms who live next door, it became easier to see them as a set of neighbors like any other. 461 more words

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