As Pride Prom at Ramapo rapidly approaches I have been reflecting on my own personal prom experience. I was only “out” to my two closest friends on campus and while I deeply wanted to attend prom with a boy, I knew it would never be accepted or possible. So instead I went with my best female friend, which was fine. Looking back I wouldn’t have it any other way. But still, deep inside there is a feeling that the prom experience I had heard so fondly of was taken from me just because I am attracted to members of the same sex.
It was four years ago that I attended prom and still today LGBT high school students are facing the same issues I did. In