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A tug-of-war is underway at a Louisiana high school because the principal refuses to let a gay student dress in a tuxedo for her prom.

On one side is the principal, who said girls wearing tuxes would violate the school’s dress code.

On the other is gay student Claudetteia Love, a senior who has earned top honors at Carroll High School in Monroe, Louisiana. She believes the tux ban is a slam on her sexual orientation rather than her fashion choice.

She said she’s decided not to attend the April 24 prom rather than be forced to dress in a way she doesn’t want. She had expected to attend with a group of friends. read more