She was called "the accidental activist." One article was headlined, "Prom victim to Pride hero."
After speaking up in 2010 against the discrimination at Itawamba Agricultural High School which refused to allow her to wear a tux and bring her girlfriend to the prom, Constance McMillen became a sudden celebrity.
McMillen was awarded damages in excess of $30K; the school district was ordered to pay her legal fees, and agreed to implement policies to prevent discrimination of LGBT students; talkshow host, Ellen DeGeneres, gave McMillen as $30K scholarship; Glamour mag named her '2010 Woman of the Year;' the NY Pride Parade chose her to be Grand Marshal; and Obama invited her to the White House.
McMillen had transferred to a new school and graduated in 2011. According to an October 2011 article, she is a psychology student at Northeast Mississippi Community College.
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Sources: glamour.com, salon.com, care2.com