A group of students in the United States have boycotted their
high-school yearbook after it tried to censor a lesbian couple's
photograph, they claim.
Teens at Palmer High School in Colorado walked-out after a picture
of a lesbian couple holding hands was blocked from the yearly
According to Rudolpho Tribulio and Anna Carmicheal, their yearbook
adviser ordered them to remove the photo over claims it was
"She told me to in these exact words: 'you either cut the gay
couple or I cut the page,'" Tribulio told local news station
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Tribulio and Carmicheal have since been removed from the yearbook
staff - prompting other students to resign in protest.
Yet, district spokeswoman Devra Ashby said the photo was one of
three rejected for "excessive displays of public
"When the photos came back from that page there was too much PDA
and that is against Palmer policy," she told KRDO.
"Regardless of any sort of situation inside the photograph, if
there's too much PDA, it's against policy. It's going to get
The story shortly after a lesbian student at Michigan's
Rochester College was told by administrators she would have to stop
being out-and-proud if she wanted to remain living on-campus.
According to Advocate.com, Rochester College's student handbook
says that intimate relationships were designed by God, and sex
should only occur between a husband and wife.