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"No Gays Prom" Blows Up In The Face Of Organizers

A small group of Indiana parents and students attempting to organize a straights-only prom have enraged most of the internet, including columnist Dan Savage and members of Anonymous.

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Medley's full quote when asked, "Do you think (gays) have a purpose in life?":

"'No I honestly don't. Sorry, but I don't. I don't understand it. A gay person isn't going to come up and make some change unless it's to realize that it was a choice and they're choosing God."

Medley, a special education specialist, also equated LGBT students with special needs students:

"It's the same thing with my special-needs kids," she said. "I think God puts everyone in our lives for a reason."


From Savage's column:

"Send an email to the principal of Sullivan High School, David Springer, and to the school's assistant principal, Sarah Hannon. We don't know where the school stands on the alternate Hater Prom—at least not yet—so don't give the school administration a hard time. Write in support of an inclusive prom and ask them to speak up in defense of the queer kids at Sullivan High School."


"As long as they aren't sitting there and kissing on the dance floor and grinding on each other, stuff like that, I don't have a problem with that, I don't see what's wrong with it. Prom is for everybody."