Lesbian Couple Named Homecoming King and Queen

Homecoming King and Queen

Who cares about William and Kate when there’s way bigger royal news happening on this side of the pond? Last Friday, a lesbian couple was named both the Homecoming King and Queen at a San Diego high school.

Yeah, you heard that right. King and Queen! During the school’s pep rally, a lesbian student named Rebeca Arellano was crowned Homecoming King (the first female king in the school’s history).

Just a few hours later at the dance, her girlfriend Haileigh Adams was named Queen.

While there have been some haters, Rebeca said most of the feedback has been positive. “We have a lot of support, but there are also a lot of people who are angry about it,” she told ABC News. “[They’re] saying they’re embarrassed and that it’s wrong for a girl to take the spot of king. But there’s no other way for us to run as a couple. It’s not really fair for us not to have the right to run as a couple.”

The couple, who started dating sophomore year, said they hope to inspire the LGBT community.

“The fact that other people are feeling more confident about themselves or feeling like they might have a chance at doing this, it’s opening doors,” Haileigh said.

Check out the vid below:

WDYT, gURLs? Was this a big step for the LGBT community? Do you think a woman should be able to be crowned Homecoming King? Tell us in the comments!


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  • Meghan

    This actually made me cry!
    This is such a wonderful thing to see, and I am so glad that there aren’t rude comments on here about this. The world is finally taking the steps to becoming a better place.

  • Anonymous

    I’m really super happy to hear that this happend! I mean I’m straight but I get sick and tired of bisexuals, lesbians, and gays being bother for who they are! >:( but now there was a change 🙂

  • Anonymous

    That is too cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hurray for them! I am so glad their school was so supportive enough as to do that!!!! :DD

  • ladykilla5

    i love it!!!! now maybe we in the lgbt communtiy will have a little more respect. im so jealus i wish i could of been named king and queen with my girlfreind. im so happy finally there is a change

  • Alex

    Love it!!! I mean saying she is king is a little funny but I love ut! Total step in the right direction :))

  • aelx :)

    this is soooooo cute!!! this has never happened before but i think it’s progress. i for one am VERY happy to see this happen, its weird at first but it’s a nice thing to hear about. don’t you think?

  • Taylor

    I don’t know how a girl can be king, but this is awesome, and historic! I love this! :]

  • Kliffi the Great

    I love it love it love it!