Posted: 04/17/2012 2:36 pm Updated: 04/17/2012 2:58 pm
"River Flanary...claims he wants to run for queen in an effort to stand up "for those who maybe weren't bold enough to stand up before and maybe putting that courage in their hearts a little.""
River Flanary, Arizona Teen, Wants To Win Prom Queen In Effort To Stand Up For LGBT Students (w/Video)
When I first saw references to this story, I thought this was a student trying to be funny...mocking the recent efforts of LGBT students who just want the same as other students, or situations like Jenna Talackova and the pageants...breaking down barriers. I hope this kid truly does mean well. -M