Darnell "Dynasty" Young is a gay teen who has been teased and bullied at Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis for months. When his mother reported the incidents to school officials, the school seemed to blame Darnell for being too gay or too noticeable.
The Indy Star reports:
With no support from the teachers or the school, Darnell's mother took matters in her own hands - she gave her son a stun gun to protect himself.
When the 17-year-old and his mother, Chelisa Grimes, told school officials, she said, teachers and administrators seemed to blame Young for being openly gay.
His behavior and the way he dressed called attention to himself, they said.
He accessorized his outfits with his mother's purses and jewelry. And he loved to dance.
His dance routine to Beyonce's "Single Ladies" won second place at Tech's talent show in December.
"They said that the problem was he was too flamboyant, with his bags and his purses and his rings," Grimes said.