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Meet the First Trans Homecoming King in Texas
Oct 12, 2014 • New York MagazineWinning homecoming king in Texas makes you teen royalty: It's an honor that usually goes to a star football player or some other member of the popular crowd. The homecoming king at Stephen F. Austin High School this year is not a football star, however ... More
Transgender teen crowned Homecoming King at Texas high school
Sep 19, 2014 • LGBTQ NationHOUSTON — A Houston-area high school is the latest to crown a transgender teen as homecoming royalty. Mel Gonzales, a transgender student at at Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land, Texas, was crowned Homecoming King last week. Gonzales ... More
The transgender homecoming king
Sep 29, 2014 • Houston ChronicleOn September 12, Mel Gonzales, a female-to-male transgender senior, was crowned homecoming king of Sugar Land's Austin High School. The win .... As much as I would like to leave Texas, it's a cheaper state, and that's a big one for me. If I stay in the ... More
Texas places 31 high schools in Newsweek's top 500 list
Sep 30, 2014 • Chron.comEach part of Texas is represented, from the tip of the valley to the mountains of West Texas, the Panhandle, the state's capitol and the three large metro areas. The Houston area itself can claim eight high schools, including three in Katy. Magnet ... More
Sugar Land's transgender homecoming king seen as sign of progress
Oct 3, 2014 • Houston ChronicleLooking ahead to college and a career - hopefully in nursing, like his mother - Gonzales said he'd like to spend some time outside of Texas. Maybe New England. When one of the former GSA officers came back to visit from a college break, she told him ... More
Trans Sugar Land student crowned homecoming king
Sep 18, 2014 • Project QMel Gonzales, a transgender high school student in suburban Houston, didn't want to win a popularity contest. He wanted to prove a point: that a female-to-male trans student could become homecoming king. ... We chatted with Gonzales (photo right), a 17 ... More
What Happens When You Become The First Trans Homecoming King In Texas ...
Oct 13, 2014 • MTV.comTexas teen Mel Gonzales was living as Melanie just four years ago, a “studious, chubby girl with an androgynous haircut.” But after starting the transition ... This year's homecoming king at Stephen F. Austin High School began his transition in middle ... More
If God played football he'd play in Texas: The ultimate fan's journey to ...
Oct 8, 2014 • SB NationI caught a game in Austin TX that was between Austin High school and Akins. Austins mascot is Mr. ... In the passed, the vendors have deep fried butter, cola, and beer, or basicaly whats known as the Houston food pyramid. Now I want to be clear here ... More
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