Central Islip school board debates gender of homecoming titles after Faith Shepherd elected king

Last October, Faith Sheperd, a lesbian, was elected

Last October, Faith Sheperd, a lesbian, was elected homecoming king. (January 14, 2014 5:36 PM)

A school board in Central Islip is debating whether their homecoming king can be a female student.

The controversy surrounds Central Islip High School senior Faith Shepherd. Shepherd, 17, is openly gay and won homecoming king back in October. However, now there is a call to make sure it never happens again.

Bishop Donald Hudson, of the Common Ground Christian Life Church, says that allowing...

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