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Transgender student barred from prom king nomination
Supporters, opponents rally after senior told only eligible to be prom queen
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Dex Frier, 17, a transgender student at Johnson High School, was nominated by the student body to be prom king but was told by school officials he could only be on the ballot for prom queen. Photo courtesy Dex Frier.
A transgender student was nominated but then removed by the school district from this year’s prom king ballot at Johnson High School.