Balloons falling from the ceiling, blaring music and crazy costumes were just a few things to watch out for at ALLY’s annual Queer Prom. ALLY, a student group dedicated to raising awareness of LGBT issues, made it clear from the beginning that this was not a throwback to a typical high school dance.
“Queer Prom is a chance for people to experience a prom where they can bring the date of their choosing, and they won’t be discriminated against for any reason,” ALLY President and senior social work major Nicole Egger said. “Sometimes kids were not able to bring same-sex partners as their dates in high school, and Queer Prom gives people the opportunity to be themselves and experience a prom open to everyone.”
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