Cassidy Lynn Campbell
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|Cassidy Lynn Campbell|
October 20, 1996
Huntington Beach, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||Marina High School|
Cassidy Lynn Campbell is a transgender YouTube personality. She rose to national attention when at just sixteen years old she was crowned homecoming queen at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California. A first for the school to have an open transgender woman be crowned homecoming queen; she was accepted by the majority of the student body and the general public. Despite this feat, Campbell was met with controversy from a few male peers that are transphobic; subsequently leading Cassidy to post a YouTube video of her crying, which was later removed.
In May 2014, Campbell was interviewed by TIME magazine and filmed a short documentary segment for them, speaking about her own experiences as a transgender girl and her Homecoming coronation.
In June 2015, Campbell deleted her YouTube channel along with her other social media accounts such as Facebook and Instagram.
- 09/21/2013 5:21 pm EDT (2013-09-21). "Cassidy Lynn Campbell, Transgender Teen, Named Homecoming Queen". Huffingtonpost.com. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/21/transgender-homecoming-queen_n_3968729.html. Retrieved 2015-02-28.
- "Transgender homecoming queen breaks down under backlash". NY Daily News. 2013-09-22. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/transgender-homecoming-queen-breaks-backlash-article-1.1463948. Retrieved 2015-02-28.