Utah High School Crowns State’s First Transgender Prom Queen

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Students at a Salt Lake high school are showing their commitment to gender equality after crowning a transgender girl prom queen.

Maka Brown, 18, says it wasn’t just a big moment for her, but also for her peers who voted for her.

The title was a first for the Salt Lake School for Performing Arts, and Maka could be the first transgender prom queen in the entire state.

“It was like, I can’t believe this is happening to me right now,” Maka explained. “It was just really validating for me.”

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