CBC reporter Kate Dubinski breaks down the controversy surrounding Prom Queen: The Musical

After experiencing a backlash, the Thames Valley District School Board recently decided to restore funding for a musical about a student's gay prom date.
The cast of Prom Queen: The Musical which runs at the Segal Centre until Nov. 20th. (Kristin Falcao/CBC)
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Prom Queen: The Musical tells the true story of Marc Hall, a teen in Oshawa who successfully fought the Durham Region Catholic School Board in 2002 for the right to bring his boyfriend to the prom. When London Ont.'s Thames Valley District School Board decided to pull funding for the production, there was a public outcry protesting the decision. 

CBC's Kate Dubinski, who reported the story, joins Tom Power live from London Ont., to talk about the controversy.

Produced by Shannon Higgins

After experiencing a backlash, the Thames Valley District School Board recently decided to restore funding for a musical about a student's gay prom date. 8:10

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