transgender high school student dex frier was named prom king in georgia after higher-ups said he could only run as queen. a sugar land teen, who was born a girl, has been named homecoming king after a vote by students at austin high school. A transgender activist who made headlines last year when he was crowned homecoming king at his charlotte, north carolina, high school has died. Local paper the charlotte observer initially reported that blake brockington, 18, died monday in an apparent suicide. Uncrowned oak reed transgender homecoming king trans rights lgbt rights rights high school gender homecoming discrimination trans tweet. a transgender pennsylvania teen will not be allowed to run for homecoming king following a school boards decision not to weigh in on his dispute with the school. A year after blake brockington was voted homecoming king at east mecklenburg high school in charlotte, north carolina, the transgender teen died from. facebook twitter gmail this week, ray ramsey became concord high schools first transgender student to be crowned homecoming king. Transgender law center applauds him on his victory and his school family for their support. the transgender homecoming king freshman year, my god, i was ready to kill myself. i feel that me being the first transgender homecoming king was something prince georges county didnt want press spotlight on. As a transgender child of immigrant parents, one would assume im some kind of diversity card to advertise. after becoming his states first transgender homecoming king, brockington told local lgbt newspaper qnotes, i honestly feel like this is something i have to do.