Board rejects policy for gender appropriate homecoming titles

A boy can be homecoming queen in the Central Islip School District.

Last October, Faith Sheperd, a lesbian, was elected homecoming king.

Last October, Faith Sheperd, a lesbian, was elected homecoming king. (2/11/14)

CENTRAL ISLIP - A boy can be homecoming queen in the Central Islip School District.

The Board of Ed rejected establishing a policy to require only males as kings and females as queens yesterday. 

The move comes after Faith Shepard, a lesbian, was elected homecoming king in October. 

A local clergyman objected and wanted the Central Islip School District to mandate traditional titles. 

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