‘I can verify that we were 100% sincere when we voted for [Derrek Lutz] as our prom king’

For those of you who are questioning whether him being voted prom king was a mockery or whether his classmates were sincere about it, I can verify that we were 100% sincere when we voted for him as our prom king. He is the single most popular student in our school. There were some groups at the prom who were angry when he won prom king, but nothing ever came of that but some booing when he was crowded (which was almost drowned out by the applause and screaming.) Derrek is more than just a cross dresser with the will to fight. He was never doing this for himself, it was always to protect future students from having to go through all of the hardship he’s been through. He is one of the most caring people I have ever met in my life, and it’s a honor to know him.

—”A Good Friend of Derrek’s,” a Queerty commenter about America’s new cross-dressing prom king

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  • JAW

    Well said…

    Let’s also hear it for the kids that were on stage with him in the video… It took Brass balls and Brass Knockers to be up there with him… Lower Twp is in a quiet rural area of NJ… and once the Tourists leave on Labor day it can be boring… but it looks like these kids have figured out how to have fun…

    Also… I think a shout out is due for the school administration… they were open to Derrek being on stage in drag doing Lady Ga Ga…

    Derrek… I hope they get You on a float at NJ pride and Philly pride… You and Your friends ROCK!

  • Aaron in Honolulu

    My heart exploded.

  • WalkderDC

    Nobody who watched the youtube video could doubt that the vote was sincere. Queerty even reported that Derek posted a thank you on his facebook. Those are some great students in New Jersey!

  • scott ny'er

    @WalkderDC: Well, it all depends. How many students are in the voting class and how many of those students attended the show. Just because a number of students attended the show and were shouting positively in the clip does not mean that all the students were at the show and/or were in favor the Prom King.

    I’ve been in shows and sold tickets to shows. And trying to get people to go was a big effin’ deal. Just sayin’.

  • Jon

    For every bad High School I can tell you that there are 10 good ones. Being gay in High School was awesome for me.

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