His planned speech was cancelled, This determined young man spoke out anyway.
Evan Young was the class valedictorian of Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School in Longmont, Colorado, and planned to reveal his sexual orientation during his speech. His principal stopped the speech only minutes before, and removed Evan from the program.
End of coming out? Hardly.
Here is what Evan’s parents experienced:
Evan went to the media, and his coming out speech was rescheduled in a much bigger venue and in a much bigger way.