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Student President Loses Title After Gay-Inclusive Prom Pitch

A student is suing his high school over claims he was removed as student body president for trying to make the prom more inclusive to gay students

WGCL-TV reports:

A 12th grade student is suing Alpharetta High School and the Fulton County School District after he says he was unfairly removed from his position as student body president.

Reuben Lack alleged in a lawsuit against the school and the district that he was removed as president of student body because he wanted to make prom court open to gay and lesbian couples.

However, the school district said that wasn’t the case, and Lack was removed because, “he was a poor leader.”

“If it was based on anything else, I would have been removed earlier. It happened two weeks after the proposal,” Lack said. “The idea of prom king and queen originally was something that would not be respectful to gay couples.”

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