To prohibit same sex couples from engaging in activity regularly allowed different-sex couples is discrimination based on sexual orientation.
The campaign gathered support from students as well as local news stations, and eventually the school was forced into amending its policy:
If an individual receives enough votes, they will be a candidate for the prom royalty position, regardless of their gender or the gender of their prom date. The candidates are then selected by vote on prom night.
Tolerance - 1, discrimination - 0.
Just fight for what you believe in. It was entirely worth it. We were planning to not only change it for us but to be able to change it for future LGBT kids and that’s what we’re so excited about.