The story also made the BBC, where it is currently the most-read story on the BBC's website. Google says there are 1,219 stories about this.

There are now 20,000 members of the Facebook group "Let Constance Take Her Girlfriend to Prom." There were less than 2000 when I first posted the link to Slog earlier this afternoon. I'm not taking the credit for those numbers—far from it—I'm just pointing out that this is going viral and, gee whiz, is only going to get more and more distracting for Superintendent McNeece and Principal Wiygul. Show Constance—who lives in a small town of 4,000 people, where the mayor came out today in support of the school board's decision—that she has support out there. Join.