This discrimination against the students of MTHS who identify as LGBTQ and want to take their significant others to prom is ignorant and unfair. It is difficult enough to be true to oneself in high school without school authorities making it blatantly obvious that they do not see your relationships, and as an extension, you, as legitimate. Whatever reasoning the school system may have for this rule (i.e. prevents friends from getting discounted tickets, etc.) does not overrule this inequality; if heterosexual couples can buy "couple" tickets to prom, then homosexual couples should have that same privilege. It is nearly 2013. It's time to recognize all kinds of love, even if it starts with just a single high school prom.
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