The good people on the board of education in Clovis, New Mexico have voted to review all of the content of all student publications after a Yearbook published pictures of lesbian couples in their high school. Principals are also empowered to censor such publications like the Plainsman Yearbook. The Plainsman of Clovis High will be be both plain and straight.
Clovis Municipal School District Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm was that the school previously had no say in the matter.
The controversy surrounds the photos in The Plainsman that were part of a segment about relationships. The photos of two lesbian couples included narratives describing their relationships in a section entitled “Do you want to go out?” Nine heterosexual couples were also featured in the section.
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