1. Marina High School in Huntington Beach, Calif., elected a transgender homecoming queen Friday.
Transgender teen, Cassidy Campbell, named homecoming queen in Huntington Beach. http://t.co/jjqGuoflHG
2. Cassidy Lynn Campbell, 16, says she couldn’t be herself until this year when she began living her life as a female.
Transgender teen is crowned homecoming queen. We’ll hear from @xocassidylynn at 11.
3. Campbell told KTLA, “I’m so proud to win this not just for me but for everyone out there and for every kid — transgender, gay, straight, black, white, Mexican, Asian. It doesn’t matter, you can be yourself.”
YES CASSIDY LYNN WON
ABC7 Eyewitness News
THIS JUST IN: Marina High School transgender senior Cassidy Lynn Campbell selected as homecoming queen
NBC Los Angeles
Transgender teen wins homecoming queen at OC high school, @KimNBCLA reports. http://t.co/t92ReN7tnB
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