The event is free and open to all students who wish to attend. Organizers say the event is being held for anyone who feels they wouldn’t be comfortable attending their own prom otherwise.
Organizers say they will offer a “bully-free zone, a place where they can express their identity without judgement, and an accessible dance floor – this event will have it all”.
Wendy Dorfman, board member of the Acadiana Queer Collective, tells us that they are able to make this event possible through grants from the 24-hour citizen project in Lafayette.
While the event is free, you must to register for a ticket as there are limited numbers for the event.
The event will take place on Saturday, March 11, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. DJ Digital will be playing music that night and the theme is Alice in Wonderland.
Dorfman says the purpose of the event is to make attending the event a fun experience for every high school student.
She says there will be staffed police protection in addition to volunteer escorts who have passed a background check. If you would like to volunteer to be a companion, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dorfman says they are also working on putting together event bags for attendees. Anyone who would like to donate, including businesses, can email the above address.
She adds that the organizers would like to thank the following:
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