The fallout has surprised many residents, who say the issue roiling the community in an area known for coal mining and attractive parks is being blown out of proportion. That's just the way of this town," said Nancy Woodard, 60, who owns the Hidden Treasure Exchange store. Springer said the school, which has 545 students in grades 9-12, has never banned same-sex pairs from the event. we always had girls go out together, and a lot of times they just didn't have a date," Springer said."In any town in this county, you'll find four or five churches no matter how small the town. "Our prom is open to all of our students." But others say calls for a "traditional" prom, fueled by Medley's comments, speak to a larger climate in which gay students fear being bullied and aren't welcome."When someone says your kid has no purpose, how do you think that makes a parent feel?" asked Annette Gross, Indiana state coordinator for Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), whose son came out at age 19.The comments by Medley, a special education teacher in a neighboring school district, have gone viral and sparked online campaigns to have her fired. Sullivan High School Principal David Springer said talk of the "traditional" prom began in January, after a student began circulating a petition demanding that gays be allowed to participate in the grand march at Sullivan's April 27 prom.A petition on calling for her dismissal had generated more than 17,500 signatures from as far away as the United Kingdom as of Thursday, and a Facebook page supporting a prom that includes all students had more than 27,000 likes. The "traditional" prom would not be sanctioned by the district and wouldn't be held at the school.Title: SNAFU Air Date: February 17, 2015, 9pm (8 central) Summary: Peggy is cornered and more vulnerable than ever as Leviathan makes their move against her.As the SSR zeroes in on Howard Stark, they may pay the ultimate price as they find their true enemy is closer than they realized.
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Aaron Gettinger, a 20-year-old Stanford University student who graduated from Sullivan High in 2011, said he isn't surprised by the push for a "traditional" prom that would ban gay students.