Alex Blaze

ABC affiliate covers Derrick Martin

Filed By Alex Blaze | March 29, 2010 7:00 AM | comments

Filed in: You Gotta See This
Tags: prom, teen

Local coverage of everyone hating Derrick Martin, who got kicked out of his home for wanting to bring his boyfriend to prom. So everyone hates Constance because the school canceled prom, but even if the school didn't there may have been problems.

Also love the girl who says "It's not just his prom." Not just yours either. What entitlement.

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The "Concerned Citizen" and "Worried Parent" have nothing to be concerned or worried about!

gregorybrown | March 30, 2010 9:46 AM

So: the big thing after 11 years is the "sacred event" of prom, not graduation? And her father wants to Look out/stand up for" his family. That seems to mean protecting her from being in the same space with two attractive, well-behaved young men who aren't likely to get drunk and try to rape her. I wonder what the reaction would be if Derrick's boyfriend was of a different race.

James Minsinger | March 30, 2010 11:44 AM

It hurt to see him sitting alone on the curb. Hopefully, he does have some fellow students on his side.....other than his one girlfriend.