Seems like all the bigots and haters came out to rain on Cassidy Campbell’s parade after she was crowned the first transgender homecoming queen at her California high school over the weekend.
In what should have been an incredibly happy moment for the 16-year-old Huntington Beach High School student, turned into an incredibly bitter one after thousands of strangers left hate-filled messages on online message boards and comment sections.
In a video uploaded to Youtube, Cassidy breaks down and expresses how tired she is “of feeling worthless” and how she thought that winning homecoming would be the happiest moment of her life:
In the video’s description she explained that after her homecoming win she was overwhelmed with the negative backlash:
Here is a tiny sample of the negative and downright inhumane treatment Campbell received on Buzzfeed’s story about Cassidy:
Watch Campbell’s youtube video below:
This is a wonderful example of someone’s ignorance being challenged by a ‘scientist’ via ABC News: